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  • Snakes and other reptiles of Kruger

    Besides being a world-famous game-viewing destination, the Kruger National Park also boasts a remarkable diversity of reptiles. This beginner-friendly guide features over 60 species of snake, lizard, terrapin, tortoise and crocodile, with basic identification pointers, interesting facts and notes on best viewing.

    Learn more about the black mamba, puff adder, boomslang and other dangerously venomous snakes, as well as harmless creatures such as egg-eaters and blind snakes. Find out how to the identify the geckos, agamas and skinks that dart around camp, and discover the habits of the Nile crocodiles and water monitors, which bask along the waterways.

    A richly illustrated, beginner-friendly guide – ideal for visitors keen to identify and learn more about the park’s reptiles.

    R250.00
  • Nature Now Trees of Kruger

    This book describes and illustrates 80 of the larger, more conspicuous and common tree species likely to be seen while travelling in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.
    Intended as a handy guide to accurate identification, each spread shows the tree in full display along with a selection of supplementary images such as leaves, flowers, fruit and bark.
    Succinct text with minimal botanical jargon supports the images, and informative boxes describe the uses of plant parts.
    A series of maps demarcating 35 different vegetation zones or ‘landscapes’ within the Park helps readers to determine which tree species are likely to be seen in which area.

    R250.00
  • Nature Now Mammals of Kruger

    This easy-to-read, fact-filled guide features over 80 mammal species found in the Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s most popular game-viewing destinations.
    Packed with stunning photographs and engaging text, it provides brief pointers for accurate identification and highlights the most interesting facts about each species. Did you know that leopards are more dangerous than lions, elephants use their trunks to snorkel, giraffes give birth standing up, and no two zebras have the same stripe pattern?

    Aimed at nature enthusiasts of all ages, this compact guide:
    – Covers the Park’s rich diversity of mammals – from the world-famous Big Five to the miniature mongooses seen dashing across the road
    – Unpacks each animal’s most interesting characteristics and behaviours
    – Notes the record-breakers: who has the longest horns, strongest jaws or greatest appetite?
    – Provides game-watching tips for successful safaris, as well as ‘Best viewing’ notes for each species
    – Features striking photographs of Kruger’s wildlife in action

    R250.00
  • Nature Now Insects and Other Critters of Kruger

    Besides being a world-famous game-viewing destination, the Kruger National Park is
    home to an incredible diversity of bugs, beetles, butterflies, spiders, scorpions and other creepy-crawlies. Packed with colour photographs, this visual guide will appeal to anyone keen to identify and learn more about the Park’s infinite variety of smaller inhabitants. Find out what
    happens inside a termite mound, how ladybirds protect themselves from predators, and why dung beetles race to fresh dung pats. This handy book:

    – Spans 30 groups, including moths, beetles, wasps, crickets and spiders, and features over 200 commonly encountered species
    – Contains vivid photographs of Kruger’s most interesting and attractive critters
    – Unpacks noteworthy behaviours and biology
    – Introduces key concepts, such as mimicry, cryptic coloration, metamorphosis, parasitism and pollination
    – Includes bug-watching and photography tips for beginners

    R250.00