Of all Africa's wildlife, none has captured the imagination more than those species that have come over the years to be known as the big five. Whether the biggest, the most beautiful, the fiercest or most formidable, these animals are the ones that have the power to remind us of our insignificance in the face of the true kings of the savannas.
Exuberant in colour and bursting with life, Two Oceans captures the diversity of southern Africa's rich marine heritage. For well over a decade this unrivalled field guide has enriched the lives of scientists, students, fishermen, divers, beachcombers and underwater photographers.
Hidden Johannesburg offers a snapshot of 28 notable buildings. From the stately mansions of the Randlords to their downtown headquarters, the clubs where they socialised and the churches where they worshipped, the architecture of early Johannesburg lives on in sandstone, granite, marble and slate.
"Hiking and Backpacking with Dogs highlights the benefits of enjoying the great outdoors with your dog. Learn how to choose, train, condition, and care for your canine hiking companion and plan outdoor trail excurious and overnighters"--
This guide will be of value to entomologists, both amateur and professional, as well as to students, nature conservation officers, game rangers, gardeners, farmers, tourists and anyone with an interest in natural history.
Published for the first time in German, this is the first local field guide to cover all the commonly encountered plants and animals of the southern African region in one compact and easy-to-use volume. More than 2 000 species (1 200 of them illustrated)