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Wildlife of Southern Africa

ISBN 
9781775843535
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R330.00
Published 
September 2016
About the book: 

This long-standing, trusted field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa has been comprehensively updated and now includes distribution maps. It describes over 2,000 plants and animals, each accompanied by accurate illustrations in full colour. This book has been a trusted field companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. The chapters are colour-coded for easy reference, and diagnostic features appear in bold type within the descriptions. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field.

All the main plant and animal groups are covered:

  • Lower invertebrates
  • Spiders and other arachnids
  • Insects
  • Freshwater fishes
  • Frogs
  • Reptiles
  • Birds
  • Mammals
  • Grasses, sedges, ferns and fungi
  • Wild flowers
  • Trees
Other titles by this author 
About the Author
Vincent Carruthers is a well-known environmentalist, who has written and contributed to a range of highly regarded publications, including Frogs & Frogging in Southern Africa and the Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa, published by Penguin Random House.
 
He serves on the board of a number of environmental organisations and runs a management consultancy. In 1989 he was awarded the prestigious Stevenson-Hamilton Medal by the Zoological Society of Southern Africa for his contribution as an amateur zoologist.
 

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