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  • Snakes and other Reptiles of Zambia and Malawi Quick View
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    • Snakes and other Reptiles of Zambia and Malawi
    • Zambia and Malawi are home to 240 known snake, lizard, terrapin, tortoise and crocodile species. Snakes and other Reptiles of Zambia and Malawi is the first field guide to describe every species of reptile known to occur in this region – including 14 endemics and several new discoveries This comprehensive field guide – the first of its kind for the…
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  • Mynie Plays With Fire Quick View
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    • As Mynie Steffens admits herself, she is a self-confessed braai addict and has been cooking over fire since the age of 10! She says: ‘Everything tastes so much better when it’s cooked over fire…I find any reason possible, to organise an epic, all-day braai.’ Using her experience gained on a travel and braai cooking TV show called ‘Speel met vuur’…
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  • Minerals & Crystals Quick View
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    • Morphology - Properties - Identification Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that form the building blocks of rocks, and, therefore, our planet’s crust. Minerals & Crystals  examines a selection of important minerals that occur on Earth, how they form, their physical characteristics, and how to go about identifying them. Mineral species descriptions detail their gemological properties, history, occurrence and uses,…
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  • Living Deserts of Southern Africa Quick View
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    • For generations, the deserts of southern Africa have intrigued scientists and travellers alike. Seemingly barren wastes, they in fact teem with life – from ants to elephants, stone plants to the curious welwitschia, dainty dik-diks to towering gemsbok, and cart-wheeling spiders to fog-basking beetles. How do they cope with scarce resources, unpredictable rainfall and extreme temperatures? How do they protect…
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  • A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World Quick View
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    • Well-organised, well-written and superbly illustrated, A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World will be an essential resource and definitive reference for years to come. A Pocket Guide to Sharks of the World is the only field guide to identify, illustrate and describe every known shark species. Its compact format makes it handy for many situations, including recognising living species, fishery…
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  • Saunders’ Field Guide to Gladioli of South Africa Quick View
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    • Saunders’ Field Guide to Gladioli of South Africa
    • The genus Gladiolus has fascinated plant collectors, taxonomists and the general public for centuries. Known for their spectacular ‑ Flowers, these highly adapted and specialised plants occur throughout Africa, Madagascar, Europe and the Middle East. South Africa is home to more than half of the world’s Gladiolus species and the Western Cape is the heart of species diversity. Saunders’ Field…
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  • Know Them by Their Fruit Know Them by Their Fruit Quick View
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    • A guide to identifying South African trees This is a unique, first-of-its-kind tree book with beautiful illustrations of the fruiting twigs of 381 South African trees. The reason behind illustrating tree fruits is that, like so many tree-lovers, Trevor found it difficult to identify many tree species from their leaves as they are the most variable of all the plant…
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  • Hiking Trails of South Africa Quick View
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    • Brought fully up to date, with new trails included and all booking information updated, this fourth edition of Hiking Trails of South Africa is the essential guide for every hiker. Written by well-known author, Willie Olivier, this comprehensive guide describes more than 500 trails, offering something for everyone - from the casual ambler to the experienced hiker. Whether you want to…
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  • Take Root and Grow Quick View
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    • Take Root and Grow
    • • Useful, hands-on information for daily gardening. • Basic and logical layout for easy reference. • Facts and top tips to assist with growing gardening knowledge. • Additional journal pages for readers to add their own experiences. Gardening allows you to know where your food comes from – and that is empowering! Not growing your own food is leaving one…
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  • Your Bucket List 2 Quick View
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    • Your Bucket List 2 is an updated edition by renowned author Patrick Cruywagen gives you more than 150 must-do experiences in Southern Africa. Where and when to go, experience information, how to get there, where to stay, contact details, full-colour photography and so much more. Here is only some of the adventures included in the book: – Tick off the…
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  • Passes en Poorts Quick View
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    • Passes & Poorts – South Africa, more than 80 best loved Passes en Poorts. South Africa’s scenic mountain routes offer travellers easy passages into the rugged splendour of wild and remote areas where nature reigns supreme. Many still follow ancient animal migration routes; others are modern engineering masterpieces that challenge gravity. South Africa’s Favourite Passes & Poorts provides a detailed…
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  • More things to do in Moer and Gone Places 2 Quick View
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    • More things to do in Moer and Gone Places 2
    • 102 destinations in all nine of South Africa’s provinces, as well as in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique. A thousand things to do, from outdoor activities and eco-experiences to eating, drinking and exploring these off-the-beaten-track places, and what to watch out for. GPS coordinates and handy locator maps to help you get there easily. Fantastic full-colour photographs of…
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  • Pocket Guide Mushrooms of South Africa (New Edition) Quick View
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    • Pocket Guide Mushrooms of South Africa (New Edition)
    • Mushrooms are mysterious, beautiful organisms that appear in a variety of colours, shapes and sizes – from microscopic to over a metre wide. They are abundant worldwide, and South Africa alone has an estimated minimum of 171 500 species. This new edition of Pocket Guide: Mushrooms of South Africa features a selection of the species more commonly found in the region,…
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  • Stories Gogo Told Me Quick View
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    • There is a storyteller in almost every village in Africa. Telling stories is not her official job. By day she may be a Gogo, a teacher, a farmer or a seamstress. But at night, round the fire, she will sit surrounded by young children, old friends, neighbours and travellers. She will tell of how it was in the olden days, when the earth…
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  • South Africa for South Africans Quick View
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    • South Africa for South Africans
    • In South Africa for South Africans written by Mariëlle Renssen and Hirsh Aronowitz, 23 driving routes of varying distances crisscross the entire country, many of them taking on national or provincial roads. There is plenty to explore across our nine provinces, and the big skies, boundless vistas and hours of sunshine have turned us into an outdoor-focused, activity-loving nation. With each…
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  • Pocket Guide Fynbos Quick View
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    • Pocket Guide Fynbos features over 300 of the most spectacular and commonly seen species from South Africa’s renowned floral kingdom – all in one handy, easy-to-use guide. The species are presented in detail, with each entry featuring: succinct descriptions of the plant and its habitat, comparisons with similar species and flowering times full-colour photographs and distribution maps floral key, using…
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  • Hidden Karoo Quick View
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    • The Karoo is big sky country; a land of vast plains punctuated by flat-topped mountains, conical hills, and secluded valleys, a land of scrubby bushes and hardy trees, where pioneers carved roads out of the rock to set down roots in an unforgiving environment. Here dreams are born, legends are made, and outcasts find sanctuary. It is also an ancient…
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  • Shaping Kruger Quick View
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    • Shaping Kruger  provides fascinating insight into the lives, habits and behaviour of the larger animals that significantly affect the workings of the park. It expertly synthesizes decades of ground-breaking research into the animals and their environment, examining along the way individual species; predator-prey relationships; mammal distribution, and browsing and grazing interactions. Author: Mitch Reardon
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  • Shaping Addo: The Story of a South African National Park Quick View
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    • More than a century ago elephants in the Eastern Cape were systematically hunted – until only 16 were left. Today there are 650 elephants in the Addo Elephant National Park, the densest concentration of wild elephants anywhere on the planet. While elephants are undoubtedly still the park’s top drawcard, the past four decades have seen the emphasis shift from protecting…
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  • POLLINATORS, PREDATORS   & PARASITES Quick View
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    • POLLINATORS, PREDATORS & PARASITES
    • The ecological roles of insects in southern Africa. Pollinators, parasites, purifiers, predators, decomposers – insects arguably play the most important roles in the functioning of the Earth’s ecosystems. This lavishly illustrated and highly authoritative book is structured around southern Africa’s 13 distinct biomes; it reflects the essential role insects play in most ecological processes such as pollination, predation, parasitism, soil…
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  • Gamebirds of Africa Quick View
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    • Gamebirds of Africa
    • This is the definitive monograph on the gamebirds of Africa. This detailed full-colour handbook includes everything needed to identify and get to know the 89 species of gamebirds in Africa   Gamebirds of Africa offers a concise and updated summary of the large but scattered body of accumulated scientific research and field-guide literature. Pertinent and interesting facts about the distribution,…
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  • Walking Safaris of South Africa Quick View
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    • In this book, seasoned hikers Hlengiwe Magagula and Denis Costello cover the wealth of guided walking safaris across 21 big-game parks and reserves in South Africa (including two in eSwatini and one in Botswana). They unpack the options available in each park, from short dawn and dusk walks and multi-day wilderness trails to backpacking trails that span several days. Facilities…
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  • West Coast Quick View
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    • Leon Nell’s sixth book to explore another captivating part of South Africa reveals a bounty of treasures that give the West Coast, or Weskus as locals call it, its particular allure. Beginning at Melkbosstrand just north of Cape Town, and ending where the Orange River meets the Atlantic Ocean, the book divides the coastal stretch into four discrete and easily…
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  • Africa’s Wild Dogs Quick View
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    • Africa’s Wild Dogs – A Survival Story  is a large-format photographic celebration of one of the continent’s most charismatic and endangered predators. With only about 6,600 wild dogs left in Africa today, wildlife photographer Jocelin Kagan has made it her mission to bring the extraordinary lives of these often misunderstood and maligned animals into the spotlight. Her remarkable images and personal…
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  • Guide to Birds of the Kruger National Park Quick View
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    • Guide to Birds of the Kruger National Park
    • 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 Author: Warwick Tarboton, Peter Ryan
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  • Roberts Nests & Eggs of Southern African Birds Quick View
  • Invertebrates of Southern Africa and their Tracks and Signs Quick View
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    • Invertebrates of Southern Africa and their Tracks and Signs
    • This book intensively covers a never-before-explored aspect of Southern African nature and is an essential new addition to the library of every nature lover. It was researched and written over the last four and a half years to open a door to a little known micro-world that exists all around us. Author: Lee Gutteridge
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  • Nature Unpacked – The Ultimate Travelling Companion (Call Finder Friendly) Quick View
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    • Nature Unpacked – The Ultimate Travelling Companion (Call Finder Friendly)
    • Nature Unpacked is the ultimate travelling companion for those visiting the southern African bush – whether for the first time or for the tenth. Much more than a field guide to the wildlife of the region, it provides insight into the behaviour and adaptation of the more common mammals, birds, reptiles, frogs, insects, spiders and scorpions that are found here. Identification…
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  • Tracker Manual – The Practical Field Guide Quick View
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    • Tracker Manual – The Practical Field Guide
    • This practical guide to animal tracking is a one-of-its-kind manual, based on information developed with the help of southern Africa’s few remaining traditional trackers and their centuries-old wisdom in the field. It presents the more concrete and obvious wildlife signs for some 160 animals and teams them with a host of seemingly unrelated details to give a comprehensive picture of…
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  • Understanding Elephants Quick View
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    • Understanding Elephants
    • Elephants are arguably Africa’s most charismatic animals, and among the biggest drawcards to our game reserves. While the burgeoning game-park industry may be increasing our access to these magnificent creatures, rising human-elephant encounters are an inevitable outcome – sometimes, sadly, fatal. Such encounters could likely have been avoided had those involved understood elephant behaviour, and particularly how these intelligent animals…
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  • Die Veldwagter Stap Saam – Die kompakte metgesel oor soogdiere, voëls, reptiele, bome, grasse en spore Quick View
  • Game Ranger in Your Backpack – The Compact Companion on Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Trees, Grasses and Tracks Quick View
  • Bring nature back to the city Quick View
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    • Bring nature back to the city
    • Populations of cities have grown at unprecedented rate, consuming ever more land, placing severe strain on the environment and also on cash-strapped governments. Nature needs to be reintroduced to our cities. This book is focused on urban nature conservation, aspects that will resonate with advisors to local government, people interested in bringing back nature to our cities and anyone with…
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  • How to Identify Trees in South Africa (New Edition) Quick View
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    • How to Identify Trees in South Africa (New Edition)
    • A direct, straightforward and effective guide to tree identification. This book’s title says it all! Now in an updated second edition, it provides a clear understanding of how trees are constructed and what to look for when identifying a tree. Authors: Braam van Wyk, Piet van Wyk
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  • Identifiseer die Bome van Suider-Afrika (Bygewerkte Uitgawe) Quick View
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    • Identifiseer die Bome van Suider-Afrika (Bygewerkte Uitgawe)
    • ’n Regstreekse, voor die hand liggende en effektiewe gids tot boom-identifikasie. Dié boek se titel sê dit alles! Hierdie bygewerkte tweede uitgawe verskaf ’n duidelike uiteensetting van hoe bome saamgestel is en waarna om op te let wanneer ’n boom geïdentifiseer word. Die boek bestaan uit twee dele: Deel 1 beskryf en illustreer duidelik die verskillende dele van ’n boom en…
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  • Succulent Flora of Southern Africa Quick View
  • Medicinal Plants of the World (Revised edition) Quick View
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    • Medicinal Plants of the World (Revised edition)
    • Medicinal plants and plant-derived medicine are widely used in traditional cultures all over the world and they are becoming increasingly popular in modern society as natural alternatives to synthetic chemicals. As more and more natural remedies are being commercialised, there is a need for a user-friendly reference guide to the plants and their products. Authors: Prof Dr B-E van Wyk &…
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  • Problem Plants and Alien Weeds of Southern Africa Quick View
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    • Problem Plants and Alien Weeds of Southern Africa
    • Southern Africa has possibly the most beautiful and diverse floral kingdom in the world, but it is also the most polluted and threatened. Agricultural production is under threat from both indigenous and alien weeds and our entire ecosystem is now being seriously threatened by these alien, invasive species. Awareness of these weeds, the regulations involved and possible control measures have become critical factors.…
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  • Probleemplante en Indringeronkruide van Suider-Afrika Quick View
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    • Probleemplante en Indringeronkruide van Suider-Afrika
    • Southern Africa has possibly the most beautiful and diverse floral kingdom in the world, but it is also the most polluted and threatened. Agricultural production is under threat from both indigenous and alien weeds and our entire ecosystem is now being seriously threatened by these alien, invasive species. Awareness of these weeds, the regulations involved and possible control measures have become critical factors.…
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  • Watter slang is dit? Quick View
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    • Watter slang is dit?
    • Watter slang is dit?  is 'n maklike inleiding wat die beginner sal help om slange uit te ken. Slange van die streek word volgens familietrekke, gemeenskaplike gedrag of voorkoms gegroepeer, en die leser word aangemoedig om die kenmerke van die groep te herken voordat op individuele spesies gefokus word. Kassies met interessante feite vul die teks aan en treffende kleurfoto's illustreer…
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  • What’s That Snake? Quick View
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    • What's that snake? offers an easy introduction to snake identification for the beginner. Snakes of the region are grouped according to family likeness, common behaviour or appearance, and the reader is encouraged to recognize the characteristics of the group before focusing on individual species. Author: Johan Marais
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