Africa's Animal Kingdom
A Visual CelebrationBook - 2001
"Beautiful pictures...celebrating the wildlife of Africa. Coppard has moved beyond the savannas in Kenya to travel the deserts of Namibia, the rain forests of the Congo basin, the Okavango Delta in Botswana, and the kopjes of South Africa....cover(s) the basic ecology of Africa...Climate and natural vegetation each receive a chapter, driving home the immense diversity found in a continent...provides a very nice listing of the major national parks, listed country by country. The second, larger section examines Africa's wildlife, divided taxonomically into surveys of the hoofed animals, elephants, carnivores, primates, reptiles, and birds....good basic information and an excellent introduction to Africa and its wildlife...true strength of the book is the collection of stunning photographs chosen to illustrate the text....Introductory text, graced with the author's drawings, sets the scene for each section of images concentrating on one element in the ecosystem....YA...An absolute must for reports; good photos of the rarer creatures."-- Booklist.
Publisher: London, England : PRC Publishing : 2001
Branch Call Number: 591.96 C793a
Characteristics: 512p illus