Wildlife of the Okavango

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Penguin Random House South Africa, 1. sept 2016 - 144 pages
A remarkable variety of animals and plants can be found in the wilderness region surrounding the Okavango Delta. This photographic guide covers more than 470 of the area’s most conspicuous and interesting mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, fi shes, invertebrates, trees and aquatic plants. An informative introduction describes the area’s geology, climate, habitats and the key roles played by some animals, such as termites and elephants. The species accounts feature concise text describing the species’ appearance, size, habits, habitat and status, with full-colour photographs to facilitate identification.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
TERMITES AND ISLAND FORMATION
Birds
Reptiles
Frogs
Invertebrates
Trees and shrubs
Aquatic and semiaquatic plants
Softstemmed shrubs herbs and grasses
TIPS FOR TRAVELLERS
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Duncan Butchart is a naturalist, illustrator and photographer. He is the author and editor of numerous articles and books on wildlife, including Wildlife of South Africa (Struik Nature), and has worked in 11 African countries as a specialist in ecotourism communication.

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