National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife

By Peter Alden; National Audubon Society; Richard D. Estes

Knopf Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780679432340, 992pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 1995

Description

The first and only field guide to offer comprehensive coverage of the African continent, this guide sends the reader on a virtual safari. All the birds, mammals, reptiles, and insects are brought to life, and the parks and reserves for which the continent is famous are described in thorough detail. This guide is packed with 577 stunning color photographs of African habitats and animals, and provides a wealth of information on more than 850 species compiled by veteran safari leaders and experts in African wildlife.



About the Author
Peter Alden is a birder, naturalist, author, and lecturer. He has led nature tours to more than 100 countries for the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Lindblad Travel, Friends of the Harvard Musum of Natural History, and cruises on all the world's oceans. Author of books on North American, Latin American, and African wildlife, Peter organized an event called Biodiversity Day in his hometown of Concord, Massachusetts.

Richard Estes is a behavioral biologist who has spent more than two decades studying and writing about African mammals.

Duane Schlitter is Curator of Mammals at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh.

Bunny McBride is an adjunct lecturer of anthropology at Kansas State University. She is President of theWomen's World Summit Foundation."