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Beat about the Bush

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by Trevor Carnaby
Mammals are the animals that most people come to wilderness areas to see. They range in size from the pygmy shrew (2g) to the blue whale (120 tonnes). But what makes a mammal a mammal - indeed why is the blue whale not a fish? How does the elephant's trunk work? Why do many mammals have coat pattern. This title follows in the footsteps of its immensely popular predecessor, Beat about the bush - mammals and ...
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Cape Town - Cape Peninsula NP & Winelands

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by Jacana Media
A guide to the animals, plants, history and geology of Cape Town and the Peninsula. This book explores the wonders of the Cape floral kingdom, history, geology, animal species, tourist "hotspot" destinations, day-trips and secluded getaways, the Cape wine routes and the Cape Peninsula National Park. The text, illustrations and photographs link the varioius elements in this area, taking the reader along a pa...
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Tri the Beloved Country: An Epic Adventure Running, Cycling and Kayaking the Borders of South Africa: 6772 Km

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by Van Kets, Kim
What makes a working mother and average athlete decide to take on a massive physical and mental challenge to run, cycle and kayak the perimeter of South Africa, covering 6 772 km in less than five months? Kim van Kets was inspired by her desire to demonstrate to her daughter the fact that mothers are heroes too. She was able to justify the 'time-out' after having built up a credit balance of 150 days owed t...
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African Delights

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by Mahala, Siphiwo
African delights is a unique literary journey through some critical moments in South African history. The journey begins in Sophiatown of the 1950s, one of the most definitive periods in South African urban culture. This part of the book is in dialogue and also pays tribute to Can Themba, once described by Lewis Nkosi as "the supreme intellectual tsotsi of them all." The prose takes the reader to the emerge...
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The Struggle Continues: 50 Years of Tyranny in Zimbabwe

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by Coltart, David
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Lowveld and Kruger Guide

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An outdoor guide to enhance your Lowveld experience. This guide is loaded with information on the plant and animal life in this region, Kruger and Human History, maps, activity grids and much more.
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A Fisherman in The Saddle

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by Julian Roup
Riding crop and fishing rod forever in hand, the author's stories centre on the two great driving forces for renewal in his life: horses and fishing both of which, he says, are "cheaper than seeing a shrink". Thus we have two books in one: "Seawitched" and "Horse Medicine", this author's solution for surviving the modern world and his guide to healing oneself. The author was born and grew up in the Cape in ...
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Wildcare

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by Mike Cadman
This title tells the stories - some heart-warming and some heartbreaking - of a few of the thousands of animals that have passed through the wild animal rehabilitation centre, Wildcare. Karen Trendler started the centre from her kitchen in 1986, and it has since developed into a South African success story. Karen Trendler has become the International Fund for Animal Welfare's (IFAW) world expert on wildlife...
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Kruger Map Guide

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Pilanesberg Guide

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This guide will greatly enhance your wildlife experience and will expand your knowledge of this South African park. Each Jacana natural history guide explores a specific region in South Africa, providing integrated information about fauna and flora, history, geology, archaeology, culture, the environment and much more. Detailed maps and grids identify a wide range of facilities, places of interest and load...
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The Antelope of Africa

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by Frost, Willem
This is the definitive field guide to The antelope of Africa. This book conveys their conservation status, threats and risks for survival, distribution ranges, habitat requirements, habits and how some of the species were introduced to the scientific world. Specific reference is made to sub-species as the conservation prospects for many species differ from region to region. The text is easy to read and is c...
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Gauteng Hikes and Walks: Guide to Walks and Hikes in and Around Gauteng

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by Hartwright, Tim
Gauteng may be the Place of Gold, but it is also home to many hikes and walks that most Gautengers don't even know about. This book will help you discover them while giving you a more intimate encounter with Gauteng, a province shrouded in the beauty of indigenous vegetation, mountains, rivers and waterfalls. Tim Hartwright covers both the shorter walks in urban parks and rural areas, along with overnight t...
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Hike Cape Town: Top Day Trails in Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula

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by McIntosh, Fiona
This new, full-colour guide to the top day trails of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula - the heart of the Cape Floral Region World Heritage Site - has something for everyone. There are flat walks along the Sea Point Promenade, the Golden Mile between Muizenberg and St James and through the Urban Park for those looking for easy strolls, while adventurous hikers will enjoy the more challenging scrambles and ex...
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The Coastal Guide of South Africa

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by Jacana Maps
The coastal guide of South Africa will take you on a magical journey along South Africa's coastline while exploring the beauties and hidden secrets of our natural heritage. The 3000km stretch of coastline in South Africa has contrasting climates and habitats that in turn accommodate an enormously rich and diverse array of plants and animals. The west coast has cold, nutrient-rich waters, kelp forests and lo...
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Meanwhile Don't Push and Squeeze - A Year of Life in China

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by Robert Berold
Meanwhile don't push and squeeze is an account of the year that writer spent teaching at a university in Hangzhou, China. Filled with puzzlement and discovery, it is enriched by the writings of Berold's enthusiastic students and those of his articulate companion. Berold's passion for literature soon takes him well beyond limits of his contract as a 'foreign expert'. This is a wide-ranging and at times very ...
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Roberts Bird Guide - Kruger National Park and Adjacent Lowveld

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by HUGH CHITTENDEN
This guide features dynamic new multi-coloured distribution maps and calendar bars showing full and peak breeding seasons for birds of the north-eastern regions of southern Africa. Additionally this guide gives you information on bird food, behavior, breeding strategies and, in some cases, their estimated population status in the Park. It contains 91 annotated plates illustrated by 7 of southern Africa's fi...
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The Way of Star and Stones

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by Wilkinson/10
2010 is the Holy Year of the Camino and over 2 million people from all over the world are expected to partake in this annual pilgrimage. The Camino, a life changing walk, is the subject of Wilna Wilkinson's book. The Way Of Stars and Stones offers common-sense advice and information as well as spiritual guidance: an overlap of history and personal observation, of perception and of reality, of deep thought a...
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The Ayahuasca Diaries

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by Greeff/1
The Ayahuasca diaries is a vine-entangled tale of shamans, jungles, psychedelic substances, a broken-hearted poker player, a few pretty girls (and a couple who aren't) and several dark temples where smoking and spitting are encouraged ...if only to ease access into the spirit world. In this, the first South African title to chronicle the South American Ayahuasca experience, Caspar Greeff, in the throes of ...
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Passes & Poorts

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by Whitehead Marion
From the Cederberg in the northwest to the Tsitsikamma Mountains in the east, the rugged mountains of the Western Cape from a formidable barrier between the coastal plateau and the hinterland. Many of the modern passes through them still follow ancient animal migration routes; others are engineering masterpieces that challenge gravity. Passes & Poorts provides a detailed guide to the most scenic and is ...
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Diesel & Dust

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by Obie Oberholzer
Diesel and Dust offers visually stimulating images of Africa offer a multifaceted view of the continent in this recollection that is at once a history, a meditation, a travel memoir, and a tribute.
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