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Safari Companion A Guide to Watching African Mammals Including Hoofed Mammals, Carnivores, and Primates

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ISBN-10: 1890132446

ISBN-13: 9781890132446

Edition: 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Richard D. Estes, Daniel Otte, Kathryn S. Fuller

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication date: 12/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 459
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Richard D. Estes has led wildlife-viewing safaris in Africa for many years, and is one of the world's foremost experts on the social ecology of African mammals. Dr. Estes is an Associate Professor of Mammalogy at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University and the chairman of the World Conservation Union's Antelope Specialists' Group. He lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
User's Guide to the Safari Companion
Social and Mating Systems
Observing African Mammals
Understanding Animal Behavor
Antelopes and Other Ruminants
Introducing Antelopes and Other African Ruminants
Dwarf Antelopes
Gazelle Tribe
Reedbuck/Kob Tribe
Vaal or Gray Rhebok, Pelea capreolus
Horse Antelopes
Hartebeest Tribe
Impala, Aepyceros melampus
Bushbuck Tribe
African or Cape Buffalo, Syncerus caffer
Giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis
Other Hoofed Mammals
Hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibius
Zebras and Asses
Hyraxes or Dassies
Elephant, Loxodonta africana[superscript en]
Introducing Carnivores
Genets and Civets
Hyena Family
Cat Family
Dog Family
Weasel/Otter Family
Introducing Primates
Bushbabies or Galagos
Monkeys and Baboons
Great Apes
A Catalogue of Displays and Signals
Tips for Viewing and Photographing African Wildlife
Suggested Reading
African Wildlife Conservation Organizations