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Animals of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Animals of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area


by Vicki Kennedy | Adam Scott Kennedy

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 152 PAGES

This guide compiled by safari guides Adam and Vicki Kennedy and local experts, features 89 species of mammal and reptile the traveler is likely to find. Featuring 146 stunning color photos, insights into behavioral habits and tips on how to locate specific animals. (EAF419, $27.95)

Bradt Travel Guide Africa Overland

Bradt Travel Guide Africa Overland


by Bob Gibbons

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 374 PAGES

A comprehensive guide to Africa that covers the continent's history, wildlife, culture and attractions. With maps, town plans and lots of practical travel information. (AFR324, $26.99)

A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania

A Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Tanzania


by Charles Foley

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 320 PAGES

With tips on where to see each species, color photos and illustrations and distribution maps, this up-to-date field guide prepares the reader to spot more than 135 species of land and marine mammals. (EAF416, $29.95)

The Fossil Trail, How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution

The Fossil Trail, How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution


by Ian Tattersall

  • SCIENCE
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 352 PAGES

This balanced and thought-provoking survey examines how significant fossil finds and new theories have been used by scientists to trace the path of human evolution. (ATP08, $39.95)

Kenya

Kenya


by Michael Poliza

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2011
  • HARD COVER
  • 280 PAGES

Alternating aerial shots with dramatic landscapes, vivid animal studies and portraits of the Maasai, Poliza's latest stunning book captures the spirit of Kenya and its people. (EAF380, $95.00)

Lonely Planet Swahili Phrasebook

Lonely Planet Swahili Phrasebook


by Lonely Planet

  • LANGUAGE & PHRASEBOOKS
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 260 PAGES

A pocket phrasebook, dictionary and language guide for the traveler to East Africa. (EAF96, $9.99)

Tales from Gombe

Tales from Gombe


by Fiona Rogers | Anup Shah

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2014
  • HARD COVER
  • 320 PAGES
  • COMING IN OCTOBER

Matching science with art, husband-and-wife team Shah and Rogers tell the epic saga of Gombe National Park's chimpanzees, probably the most famous group of wild animals in history. (AFR329, $69.95)

 

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