Animals of Kruger National Park
This compact and stunningly illustrated field guide is an essential companion for any safari in South Africa's Kruger National Park – one of the largest, most iconic, and most visited conservation areas in Africa. Featuring a unique attractive layout and more than 200 colour photographs that show animals in a variety of poses, Animals of Kruger National Park covers all of the park's most frequently seen mammals, reptiles, and frogs. T
he authoritative and accessible text provides more information about identification, habitat, behavior, biology, and conservation than most competing guides. Written by South Africa native Keith Barnes, an experienced naturalist, wildlife guide, and author, Animals of Kruger National Park covers 57 mammals, 17 reptiles, and 8 frogs. In addition to Kruger's famous Big-5 of elephants, leopards, lions, rhinoceroses, and buffalos, Animals of Kruger National Park also includes lesser-known animals such as the charismatic Wild Dog, smaller cats like the Serval and Caracal, and odd nocturnal denizens like the Cape Porcupine and Springhare.
Text and photos work seamlessly to enhance the user's understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the animals of this incredible region, which is home to South Africa's most important populations of megafauna.