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From the Atlantic and the South Pacific to the Caribbean and the Red Sea, this book covers the oceans with a wide range of aerial and underwater photography, and even photographs from space. It includes a chapter on beautiful sea creatures and powerful underwater predators, as well as all the other delicate life of our oceans.
The Penguins of Boulders is a charming illustration into the lives of one of the most adorable and charismatic creatures on earth – the African penguin. Situated on the eastern shores of False Bay, and in the town of Simons Town, the Boulders area forms one of the only protected mainland breeding colonies of African penguin, on the entire African continent. Dirk Schmidt has captured more than 100 full colour images and provides interesting facts on the lives of these quaint animals allowing us a beautiful insight into this vulnerable bird species forming part of the vast diversity of life on the African continent.
First published in 1986, Smithers' mammals is an authoritative and popular guide to the mammals of Southern Africa.
Provides advice on selecting fish varieties, equipment for the home tank, fish anatomy and the traits of different varieties. This book also offers advice on compatible fish varieties for the aquarium, feeding and water maintenance, and recognising diseases and keeping a healthful tank environment.
Explore an amazing world of animal secrets, from microscopic insects to some of the largest creatures that have ever lived. Every page is brought to life by vibrant pictures that enhance the text and stimulate your imagination.
Fascinated by birds? Curious about their habitats and flight patterns? Get up close and personal with British Birds, and improve your identification skills.
Perfect for all bird enthusiasts.
This title focuses on the essence of how to go about identifying birds. Topics covered include size, shape, bill length, and other physical features that provide clues to the birdsÆ lifestyle and identity. Full colour photographs and simple line drawings support the text.
Sky Guide Africa South 2017 is a practical resource for all astronomers, whether they be novice, amateur or professional. It covers the upcoming yearÆs planetary movements, predicted eclipses, meteor showers û any events and facets of the night sky that change annually.
Following the author's journey from London bad boy to African wildlife warrior, this story presents a series of love affairs with the world's most beautiful and endangered creatures - affairs that so often end in pain, for to succeed in re-introducing a lion or leopard to the wild is to be deprived of their companionship.
The book that started it all, from international bestselling author, dog trainer and TV star, Cesar Millan offers definitive advice for understanding dog behaviour and correcting common dog problems.
The uplifting true story of Boo, the underdog who touches the lives and hearts of everyone he meets
Often the rulers of our household as well as our hearts, can have become one of our most adored pets. This delightful collection of adorable feline images and touching quotes is a charming and amusing insight into the feline world. Cat lovers young and old will love this celebration of our funny whiskered friends.
Features the stories of natural catastrophe and survival in the face of enormous odds. With chapters covering various states and territories, this title includes detailed accounts of the events burnt into Australia's national memory, from the 'Federation Drought' of 1901 to the Black Saturday bushfires of 2009.
The sequel to the bestselling A STREET CAT NAMED BOB continues the remarkable adventures of James and Bob showing - through new stories - how Bob's extraordinary street wisdom has shown James the meaning of friendship, loyalty, trust - and happiness.
While alien plants have been well publicised, this is the first book to be published on alien animals of Africa.
Identify bird calls with this handy guide and CD, which together feature 500 distinctive southern African species. The introduction describes interesting aspects of bird vocalisations, the differences between true songbirds and non-songbirds and why calls often change with the seasons and time of day.