This guide focuses on the larger species, as well as some of the more frequently seen smaller ones. A revised, expanded and redesigned edition.
Softcover, 456 pages, 210 x 148 mm
Product Code: 110290
This richly illustrated field guide features more than 700 southern African succulents. Concise accounts describing the plants’ diagnostic features, plus distribution maps, will enable quick identification of species.
Softcover, 424 pages, 210 x 148 mm
Product Code: 110280
Insectopedia explores the intriguing and biology of insects – from mating and breeding, metamorphosis and movement to sight, smell, hearing and their adaptations to heat and cold. The book concludes with a 60-page illustrated field guide, describing most insect orders and their main families. Previously published as Insectlopedia of Southern Africa, this revised and redesigned edition includes up-to-date information, an expanded identification section and several hundred new photographs.
Softcover, 216 pages, 215 x 180 mm
Product Code: 107970
This annual publication is a practical resource for all astronomers, whether they be novice, amateur or professional. It covers the upcoming year’s planetary movements, predicted eclipses and meteor showers. Star charts plot the evening sky for each season, and the guide also has information about the sun, moon, planets, comets, meteors and bright stars, with photos, diagrams, charts and images.
Product Code: 102980
The Kruger National Park, one of the largest and best-known conservation areas in the world, supports a remarkable diversity of birds. This attractive and handy field guide lists more than 500 species that have been recorded here and provides full-colour photographs, detailed distribution maps and succinct information on 400 of these – all the species that a visitor is likely to encounter in the park.
Product Code: 105270
This field guide to the wildlife of Southern Africa describes more than 2 000 plants and animals, with full-colour illustrations. This book has been a trusted field companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. The chapters are colour-coded for easy reference, and diagnostic features appear in bold type within the descriptions. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field.
Softcover, 344 pages, 210 x 148 mm
Product Code: 105250
A collection of daring rescues to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). From burning ships to shark attacks, sinking trawlers to hallucinating fishermen, these are the stories of mans battle with some of the most dangerous waters on earth. But there is one story in particular that gave rise to the creation of the NSRI…
Product Code: 105260