By J. Du P. Bothma & Clive Walker:
The African savannas are wealthy in flora and fauna. but also they are more and more threatened by means of increasing human populations. The interrelationship among colossal prey herds and their predator bargains attention-grabbing insights into the area of African natural world. in addition, the bigger carnivores are delicate measures of environmental caliber and function early caution platforms to environmental degradation.
The ebook offers the ecology of all African carnivores which are higher than jackals in an ordered and clinical means. it truly is augmented via many color photos taken by means of either authors, and ideal sketches by way of the across the world well known flora and fauna artist Clive Walker, depicting the existence and habitat of those carnivores.
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