A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southern, Central and East Africa, by Chris Stuart and Tilde Stuart
This new revised edition of Chris and Tilde Stuart's Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southern, Central and East Africa is an ideal pocket-sized travelling companion for nature lovers and visitors to nature reserves and wildlife areas.
Example: Aardvark Orycteropus afer
TL 1,4-1,8 m. Resembling no other mammal in our area, the Aardvark has a long, pig-like snout, elongated tubular ears, a heavily muscled kangaroo-like tail, an arched back, and stocky legs which end in spade-like nails. It has poor eyesight but the senses of smell and hearing are well developed. There is a sparse covering of coarse hair, and the skin colour is grey-fawn but is influenced by the soil colour of the area. This is one of the few species that has benefited from overgrazing and trampling by domestic stock. By trampling the grass, the stock make it more accessible to the termites upon which the Aardvark feeds. A species of wide habitat tolerance, it shows a preference for open woodland, sparse scrub and grassland. This strange animal is almost exclusively nocturnal, spending the day in large, self-excavated burrows. The males are much more nomadic than the females. During their search for the ants and termites which make up their diet, they may cover considerable distances each night. The holes that they excavate at the base of termite mounds are a sure sign of their presence. The single young, born during the rainy season, has a mass of 2 kg at birth (adults 40-70 kg) and it begins to follow the mother when it is about three weeks old. Reserves: Karoo; Mountain Zebra; Addo Elephant; Hluhluwe/Umfolozi; Kruger; Kgalagadi; Etosha; Chobe; Hwange; Mana Pools; Kafue; South Luangwa; Upemba; Tsavo; Ngorongoro; Serengeti; Virunga; Garamba; Queen Elizabeth; Nairobi. Husband and wife team, Chris and Tilde Stuart, are best known for their various mammal field guides, but also for numerous other titles they have written on the natural environment of Africa. They are founders of the African Carnivore Research Programme and the African-Arabian Wildlife Research Centre. They travel extensively and are involved in various research programmes dealing with carnivores and other animals.
This is an excerpt from the book: A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southern, Central and East Africa, by Chris Stuart and Tilde Stuart.
Title: A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Southern, Central and East Africa
Authors: Chris Stuart; Tilde Stuart
Publisher: Random House Struik
3rd edition. Cape Town, South Africa 2014
ISBN 9781775841364 / ISBN 978-1-77584-136-4
Softcover, 10x19 cm, 144 pages, throughout colour photos
Stuart, Chris und Stuart, Tilde im Namibiana-Buchangebot
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