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ISBN: 9781920289232 - Pocket Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa
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Pocket Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa

Burger Cillie

ISBN: 9781920289232
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sunbird Publishers Ltd
Edition: 5th Revised edition


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A compact guide to over a 100 mammal species - from big cats to mice and bats. Each entry contains a detailed description with: full-colour photographs; information on identification, subspecies, mass, shoulder height, vocalisation, age, habitat, habits, food, breeding, and male and female differences; and a Southern Africa distribution map.

 

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This is a handy and compact guide to over a 100 mammal species - from big cats to mice and bats. This 5th edition has been completely updated, with 16 new pages of mammals added. Each entry contains a detailed description with: clear, full-colour photographs; information on identification, subspecies, mass, shoulder height, vocalisation, age, habitat, habits, food, breeding, and male and female differences; details of other species with which the mammal could be confused, and their differences; an illustration of typical tracks and their size; a Southern Africa distribution map; and, listed where appropriate are the most recent standards set for trophy hunters by Safari Club International and Rowland Ward. Additionally, the pocket guide has: a vegetation map and habitat keys for essential, summarised information at a glance on distribution and preferred habitats; a photographic section on dung; and an illustrated section on spoor and tracking.