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  • A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Thailand65% OFF
    A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of… by John W K Parr

    Covers 138 larger mammals species, including whales, of Thailand. Includes information on behaviour and habit along with a distribution map for each species.

    Paperback £6.99 RRP: £19.99Buy Now
  • Giant Pandas83% OFF
    Giant Pandas by Karen Dudley

    The Wildworld series covers folklore and classic stories as well as scientific topics such as classification and distribution.

    Paperback £0.99 RRP: £5.99Buy Now
  • Mammals of Khao Yai National Park33% OFF
    Mammals of Khao Yai National Park by Sompoad Srikosamatara, Troy Hansel

    Contains information about the Park in general followed by details of climate & topography, vegetation & wildlife. There are hints on finding mammals with brief trail descriptions followed by species accounts and a checklist.

    Paperback £5.00 RRP: £7.50Buy Now
  • Tiger Haven54% OFF
    Tiger Haven by Billy Arjan Singh

    The story of the author's attempts to protect Indian wildlife in one small area of Uttar Pradesh. He includes accounts of his observations and describes how his attitude has changed over the years from that of a farmer and sportsman to photographer and conservationist. Illustration type: Halftones, 242pp. 1999

    Paperback £4.99 RRP: £10.99Buy Now
  • A Guide to the Mammals of China41% OFF
    A Guide to the Mammals of China -

    Comprehensive guide to all 558 species of mammals found in China.

    Paperback £9.95 RRP: £16.95Buy Now
  • A Guide to the Mammals of China28% OFF
    A Guide to the Mammals of China -

    Comprehensive guide to all 556 species of mammals found in China.

    Hardback £30.00 RRP: £41.95Buy Now
  • Mammals of South-East Asia
    Mammals of South-East Asia by Chris & Loretta Shepherd

    A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of South-East Asia contains high quality photographs from some of the area's top nature photographers, which are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, including nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the mammals.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Saving Wild Tigers: 1900-2000
    Saving Wild Tigers: 1900-2000 -

    Charts key moments in the fight to save tigers, from the earliest essay to lament India's vanishing wildlife, through the 1950's and 60's when scientific methods were introduced into investigations of tiger decline, to the present day. No activist is more passionate about tiger conservation than Valmik Thapar and this book is part of his ongoing crusade, whilst presenting a readable anthology on the perils faced by tigers and the travails of those trying to ensure it retains its regal, untamed magnificence. B/w plates, 1 colour plate, 411pp. 2001

    Paperback £22.95 Buy Now
  • MAMMALS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam
    MAMMALS OF SOUTH-EAST ASIA including… by Charles M Francis
    Compact identification guide describing over 150 species. Clear text and photographs highlight the characteristic features of each species. 230 colour photographs, 144pp. 3rd edition 2010
    Paperback £8.99 Buy Now
  • India: The Tiger's Roar24% OFF
    India: The Tiger's Roar by Aline Dobbie

    This title examines many of India's most famous wildlife parks and tiger sanctuaries, providing a comprehensive study of Ranthambhore, Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Corbett Tiger Reserves and detailed backgrounds to Nagarahole, Kaziranga, Pench, Bhararpur and Gir National Park, home of the rare Asiatic Lion. Also explores the continuing threat to India's tigers and the on-going efforts to protect them.

    Hardback £10.50 RRP: £13.99Buy Now
  • Amur Tiger
    Amur Tiger by David Prynn

    Believed to be the first general introduction to the Amur tiger in English and is largely derived from Russian sources. Intended for the interested non-specialist with no prior knowledge of tigers of the Russian Far East. Chapters on stories about tigers translated from Russian literature and chapters which present information about the tiger and its natural and human environment. The final chapter considers conservation and the Amur tiger's prospects. Now includes a 2013 update insert

    Paperback £15.00 Buy Now
  • A Field Guide to the Mammals of South-East Asia
    A Field Guide to the Mammals of… by Charles M Francis

    Covers all the mammal species known from mainland South East Asia, from the Asian Elephant and Tiger down to bats and rodents. Authoritative and engaging text combines with superb colour artworks to make this essential reading for anyone interested in the wildlife of the region.

    Hardback £34.99 Buy Now
  • Tigers
    Tigers by Michael W Richards, Hashim Tyabji

    The Tiger, one of the worlds most iconic animals, standing on the brink of tragedy with extinction in the wild now a real possiblity. Only in a few protected areas are they secure, one such place is Pench National Park in central India, where for the past three years a TV film crew have been following the lives of a remarkable tigress and her cubs. This title provides a unique insight into their lives through diary extracts by cameraman Mike Richards, and a series of twelve feature spreads by tiger expert Hashim Tyabji who looks at the broader picture such as tiger ecology, conservation, the impact of poaching and what the future may hold for the world's increasingly beleaguered wild tigers. Colour photographs, maps, 160pp. 2008

    Hardback £24.99 Buy Now
  • Orang-utans: Behaviour, Ecology and Conservation
    Orang-utans: Behaviour, Ecology and… by Junaidi Payne, Cede Prudente

    An informative and compelling description of the lives or orang-utans, from their habitat and behaviour to the differences between wild and captive creatures. The complex intricacies of orang-utan society and culture are revealed, along with characteristics of age and sex. Features information on orang-utan conservation and rehabilitation, including threats to their welfare and strategies for safeguarding them in the future.

    Hardback £24.99 Buy Now
  • A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Sri Lanka
    A Photographic Guide to Mammals of Sri… by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

    This guide includes detailed coverage of 43 species of mammal from the island, including such iconic creatures as the Leopard, Sloth Bear and Asian Elephant. The other species that feature include the Wild Boar, Sambar and Spotted Deer, as well as smaller mammals such as the various species of monkey, mongoose and giant squirrel.

    Paperback £7.99 Info
  • Marmots in the Mist
    Marmots in the Mist by Paul Wetton

    This short 50 minute film shows footage of flowers, insects, birds and mammals captured whilst searching for butterflies. The story begins along the flood plain of the Rhone Valley at an altitude of around 400 metres before ascending through wooded uplands to the snow line on craggy mountainsides at altitudes in excess of 2500 metres. DVD Video, approx. 50 mins running time.

    DVD £9.95 Buy Now
  • Mammals of Qatar (Qatar Nature Explorer)
    Mammals of Qatar (Qatar Nature Explorer) by Frances Gillespie

    The Qatar Nature Explorer series offers a unique insight into Qatar's natural history and wildlife, and is an essential resource for schools and parents.

    Hardback £4.99 Buy Now
  • The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag
    The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag by Jim Corbett

    The story of how a notorious leopard terrorised life in the hills of the colonial United Provinces of India. B/w drawing, 198pp. 1989.

    Paperback £3.99 Buy Now
  • THE SECRET LIFE OF TIGERS
    THE SECRET LIFE OF TIGERS by Thapar, Valmik
    The book documents the family life of three tigresses & their cubs from soon after birth to their adulthood. This account records for the first time the active role played by the male as a father. 16 colour illustrations, map, 192pp. 1999
    Hardback £10.99 Buy Now
  • A FIELD GUIDE TO THE MAMMALS OF BORNEO
    A FIELD GUIDE TO THE MAMMALS OF BORNEO by Junaidi Payne, Charles M Francis
    Notes on identification, trapping, distribution and conservation with descriptions of 221spp recorded in Borneo of which 92 are bats. Colour plates, line drawings, guide to footprints, gazetteer, 332pp. 1985
    Paperback £27.00 Buy Now
  • Tiger Jungle: The Epic Tale of Bandhavgarh
    Tiger Jungle: The Epic Tale of… by Iain Green

    Central to this story is Sundar, who, over ten years of study, is followed from a year old cub to dominant territorial male, father and grandfather of many young. The history of Bandhavgarh and tigers is a long one and as Sundar walks through the jungle habitat, his daily journey takes him over the remains of lost civilisations, his pugmarks imprinting on the soft sandy soil marked by generations of tigers over many years. Colour photographs, 176pp. 2007

    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Phillipps Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo
    Phillipps Field Guide to the Mammals of… by Quentin Phillipps, Karen Phillipps

    Covers Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and the Indonesian state of Kalimantan. Provides descriptions, taxonomy, size, range, distribution, habits and status of over 600 species. Illustration type: Colour illustrations, Distribution maps, 368pp. 2015

     

     

    Hardback £35.00 Info
  • Collins Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia
    Collins Field Guide to the Birds of… by Norman Arlott

    Every species of bird you might encounter in the region is featured, apart from non-established introductions. This includes coverage of China (south of the line used to define the Palearctic), Hainan (treated separately from SE China), Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and the Coco Islands. As many of the major subspecies as possible are also included. Beautiful artwork depicts their breeding plumage, and non-breeding plumage when it differs significantly. The accompanying text concentrates on the specific characteristics and appearance of each species that allow identification in the field, including voice and distribution maps.

    HARDBACK £40.00 Buy Now
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