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Wild Ways

ISBN 
9781920544850
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R230.00
Published 
May 2014
About the book: 
Why would a hippo chew on the carcass of a dead hippo? Why would a mongoose groom a warthog? Which antelope hunts?
 
Wild Ways brings together all the latest studies of the behaviour of southern Africa’s rich and accessible mammal fauna, describing not only what mammals do, but also the often surprising reasons why they do it, and covers species as diverse as fruit bats, pangolins, lions, rats and whales.
 
Well-established as an invaluable resource for visitors to parks and reserves, hikers, hunters, farmers and outdoor enthusiasts, this classic guide has now been thoroughly updated and revised, has a fresh, lively design, and is packed with new and engrossing detail.
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About the Author
Peter Apps began his studies of animal behaviour at the University of Oxford before moving to South Africa in 1979.

He has worked from England to Antarctica on species ranging from insects to elephants. His special interests are the behaviour of small carnivores and the role of chemical communication in mammal social behaviour. He works as Senior Researcher at the Paul G Allen Family Foundation Laboratory for Wildlife Chemistry
in Botswana. Editor of Smithers’ Mammals of Southern Africa: A Field Guide, he has also written numerous scientific papers and magazine articles.

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