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Okavango, Jewel of the Kalahari

Okavango, Jewel of the Kalahari

by Karen Ross

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2003
  • HARD COVER
  • 216 PAGES
  • OUT OF PRINT

Illustrated with 170 color photographs, this book introduces the many faces of the Delta, its wildlife and woodland and desert surroundings with authority. Conservation International wildlife ecologist Karen Ross, also researched and wrote the BBC documentary of the same title, coining the term "Jewel of the Kalahari".  (BOT39, $28.95)

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Okavango, Africa's Last Eden

Okavango, Africa's Last Eden


by Frans Lanting

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2013
  • HARD COVER
  • 168 PAGES

Lanting captures the wildlife and habitats of the Okavango, focusing on the wetlands. Additional chapters cover an island oasis in the Kalahari, elephants and the people of the region. This book won Lanting the BBC Photographer of the Year award. (SAF01, $39.99)


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