• Life of a Snake Rescuer Quick View
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    • Life of a Snake Rescuer
    • R120.00
    • Durban has a population of nearly four million people. Among all those people, and all those suburbs, are many reserves and green belts, prime habitat for snakes. With that combination, snake/human conflict in the Greater Durban is high! Black Mambas, Green Mambas, Mozambique Spitting Cobras are just a few of the venomous species found in and around homes, as well…
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  • Jock of the Bushveld Quick View
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    • Jock of the Bushveld
    • R175.00
    • Jock of the Bushveld is the classic and much-loved story based on the true experiences of Sir Percy Fitzpatrick and his Staffordshire bull terrier, Jock. The story begins in the 1880s, at the time of the South African gold rush, when a young Fitzpatrick worked as an ox-wagon transport rider in the old Transvaal. There he came across a man…
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  • Saving The Last Rhino The life of a frontline conservationist. Quick View
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    • R295.00
    • The remarkable story of Grant Fowlds, a conservationist who has dedicated his life to saving the last rhinos, vividly told with the help of Graham Spence, co-author of the bestselling The Elephant Whisperer. What would drive a man to ‘smuggle’ rhino horn back into Africa at great risk to himself? This is just one of the situations Grant Fowlds has…
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  • Man with the Black Dog Quick View
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    • Man with the Black Dog
    • R155.00
    • Mario Cesare wrote about his life as a game ranger in his memoir Man-eaters, Mambas and Marula Madness. Through these stories his readers have come to know and love, Shilo, a dog in a million and the love of Mario’s life. Though Mario is a game ranger and conservationist, this is not just another “40 years as a game ranger”…
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  • Heart of a Game Ranger Quick View
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    • Heart of a Game Ranger
    • R250.00
    • Predictability isn’t a word you will find in any Bushveld dictionary, and the life of wildlife guardian Mario Cesare has been anything but. After years as warden of Olifants River Game Reserve, his feet are firmly planted in this magnificent slice of Big Five country to the west of the Kruger Park, where he has experienced a rich life packed…
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  • Beyond the Secret Elephants Quick View
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    • Beyond the Secret Elephants
    • R270.00
    • Beyond the Secret Elephants tells, for the first time, the full story of what is now Gareth Patterson’s almost two-decade investigation not only into the secretive Knysna elephants, but also of his startling discovery of a much more mysterious being than the elephants – a relict ominoid – known by the indigenous forest people as the Otang. Though Gareth knew…
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  • A Game Ranger Remembers Quick View
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    • A Game Ranger Remembers
    • R165.00
    • There are only two great certainties in a game ranger’s career. The first is that you will never be well off. The second – and the best by far – is that you will do things that most other people only get to dream about.’ This is a collection of stories about the life of a bushveld conservationist as it…
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  • Game Ranging – A life worth living Quick View
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    • Game Ranging – A life worth living
    • R290.00
    • As Louis Armstrong once said, `How do you tell someone what jazz is?’ In the same manner how do you tell someone what wilderness is? When I enter the wilderness, I do not have to throw a switch or need time to connect, I know I am there; the healing power of its solitude is in my soul. What is…
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  • Underdogs: The Fight to Save South Africa’s Wild Dogs Quick View
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    • Underdogs: The Fight to Save South Africa’s Wild Dogs
    • R250.00
    • Underdogs is the new book by award-winning wildlife photographer and author Neil Aldridge. With over 140 beautiful and candid wildlife photographs, the book celebrates what is special about the endangered African wild dog. BBC Wildlife Magazine reviewed Underdogs in February 2012 as: "This is a book with heart. Photojournalist Neil Aldridge's love of wild dogs shines through his beautiful images…
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  • The Greatest Safari Quick View
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    • The Greatest Safari
    • R299.00
    • Why does the zebra have stripes and the elephant a long trunk? How did the giraffe acquire a long neck and why does a hippopotamus lie in muddy water all day? How does an acacia tree kill grazing wild? Do wild animals speak to each other and do they have feelings? In The Greatest Safari, the reader is taken on…
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    • A substantial book about life on Marion Island! This book documents anecdotes from the earliest researchers, past cat hunters to modern sealers who are currently gathering data and monitoring animals at Marion Island. If you've been there, this book will bring back memories and if you haven't been there, this book will make you want to go to Marion! Beautiful…
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  • Josh’s Big Year, In Search of 1000 Birds Quick View
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    • Josh’s Big Year, In Search of 1000 Birds
    • R595.00
    • Join the fray as we trek across 8 countries and travel over 70 000km in busses, planes and dugout canoes, only to land in waters infested with Piranha, Cayman, Anacondas and Rays, and share tents with Cobras, Hippos and deadly Ants. Taking on the harshest elements and most untamable creatures, tackling the driest deserts and the densest jungles, and give an all…
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  • The Search for the Rarest Bird on Earth Quick View
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    • The Search for the Rarest Bird on Earth
    • R280.00
    • Part detective trail, part love affair and pure story telling at its best. In 199 an expedition of Cambridge scientists arrived at the Plains of Nechisar, tucked between the hills of the Great Rift Valley in the Gamo Gofa province in the country of Ethiopia. On that expedition they collected twenty three species of small mammals, a rodent, a bat;…
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  • Kingdom of Daylight: Memories of a Birdwatcher Quick View
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    • Peacocks & Picathartes
    • R225.00
    • Peacocks & Picathartes  is a celebration of the diversity of African birds, focusing on families that occur only in Africa as well as iconic families and species that, despite having close relatives in other parts of the world, seem to embody something of Africa. Author: Rupert Watson
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  • A Rhino in my Garden Love, life and the African Bush Quick View
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    • A Rhino in my Garden Love, life and the African Bush
    • R240.00
    • Conita Walker tells the story of the love match that lured her from the world of international air travel to plunge, somewhat naively, into the life of a conservationist. It is a tale of adventure, mishaps, humour and heartbreak. Conita’s life begins on a remote missionary station; she survives the WWII bombing of Berlin, witnesses the defeat of political systems…
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  • Wild Karoo Quick View
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    • Wild Karoo
    • R200.00
    • After centuries of relative isolation, the Karoo – South Africa’s parched heartland – is a latecomer to the tourist industry. What was once viewed as a harsh and desolate place of limited attraction is rapidly gaining popularity with visitors who now make the Karoo their destination, keen to partake of its legendary charm, its extraordinary flora and the resurgence of…
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  • The Rhino Keepers Quick View
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    • The Rhino Keepers
    • R280.00
    • Few animals face as violent, as well organised, and as determined an enemy as the world’s rhinos. Across the continent, rhinos are being slaughtered on a daily basis and approximately 5, black rhinos and 21, white rhinos are all that prevent Africa’s rhinos from extinction. The Rhino Keepers is a personal story of the conservation of the rhinos in southern…
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  • The First Safari: Searching for Francois Levaillant Quick View
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    • The First Safari: Searching for Francois Levaillant
    • R280.00
    • Francois Levaillant was the first and greatest South African birder, the first major figure of modern ornithology, the creator of the first safari, the first anthropologist of the Cape and our first investigative reporter criticising colonial brutality. He predicted the rebellion of the frontier Boers and was the first to portray the dilemmas of coloured identity. His work in creating…
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  • Running Wild: The Story of Zulu, an African Stallion Quick View
  • Life Is Like a Kudu Horn Quick View
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    • Life Is Like a Kudu Horn
    • R260.00
    • Waking up to roaring lions near her doorless dung hut; encountering elephants while walking with other women to fetch water from a distant spring; realising that older Himba people saw themselves as part of nature, not as separated from it nor at its apex … These were just some of the experiences that would change the way Margaret Jacobsohn thought…
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  • Hyena Nights & Kalahari Days Quick View
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    • Hyena Nights & Kalahari Days
    • R295.00
    • Hyenas have a bad reputation and are misunderstood by most people. Until recent years many wildlife publications used words like freak, stupid, demented and ungainly to describe hyenas, but in this title the author allow the reader to see these intriguing animals for what they really are: intelligent, powerful, even beautiful. Gus and Margie Mills, newly married, trekked to the…
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  • Featherings: True Stories In Search of Birds Quick View
  • Baobab Trails Quick View
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    • Baobab Trails
    • R250.00
    • Clive Walker has changed the face of conservation in South Africa and devoted his life to the preservation of our wildlife and natural heritage. Baobab trails is the story of his journey, spanning more than forty years, told through his experiences with some extraordinary and remarkable personalities – the likes of Ian Player, David Shepherd, Kuki Gallman, Eric Rundgren, Blythe…
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  • When Elephant Was King Quick View
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    • When Elephant Was King
    • R160.00
    • In this delightful series, traditional African fables about elephants, hippos, lions and other animals of the African bush are combined with factual information about them and their conservation. Author: Nick Greaves
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  • The Fishy Smiths: A Biography of JLB & Margaret Smith Quick View
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    • The Fishy Smiths: A Biography of JLB & Margaret Smith
    • R290.00
    • The discovery of the modern-day coelacanth will forever be linked with the name of JLB Smith. An intense, irascible, eccentric man, JLB (as he was widely known) and his long-suffering wife Margaret were both remarkable South African scientists who changed the course of the biological sciences. Best known for their research on the coelacanth, they also contributed in many other…
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  • Cat Among the Pigeons Quick View
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    • Cat Among the Pigeons
    • R190.00
    • This new anthology, offering something different from the standard collection of animal CVs, will appeal to anyone interested in humorous writing and the natural world, no matter their age (from teen to adult) or level of knowledge. Author: David Muirhead
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  • The Bedside Ark – A Riotous Assembly of Unrespectable Creatures Quick View
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