Guide to the Animals of Southern Africa - Lynne Matthews (Paperback)

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Barcode
9781431423293
Department
Books
Released
1 Oct 2016
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Lynne Matthews
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Language
English
Number of Pages
280
Dimensions
210 x 140 x 140mm (210g)

Summary

This essential guide to the animals of southern Africa has been written specifically for young outdoor enthusiasts. It is filled with fascinating facts about the extraordinary animals living in the area. Discover the amazing adaptations that animals have developed in order to survive. Find out about their lifecycles, the places they live, why some keep territories, why they migrate or hibernate, how they find a mate and escape predators, and how they interact with one another. There is an important section on conservation matters that all the future generations on our planet stand to gain or lose depending on the solutions that are implemented today.

Juvenile Non-Fiction

General Subject
Children's Non Fiction
BISAC Subject 1
Nature / Animals / General
BIC Classification 1
Wildlife: general interest
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Lynne Matthews is a freelance zoological and environmental consultant based in Durban, South Africa. She has worked on various projects such as biodiversity conservation and management and sustainable development and integrated natural resource management at numerous institutions, including Indiflora Environmental Services, the International Livestock Research Institute, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, and the Mammal Research Institute.