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Southern Africa"s threatened wildlife

John Ledger

Southern Africa"s threatened wildlife

by John Ledger

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Published by Endangered Wildlife Trust in [Parkview, South Africa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Endangered species -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- Africa, Southern.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJohn Ledger ; illustrations by Duncan Butchart ... [et al.] ; design, art directions and productions by Duncan Butchart.
      ContributionsButchart, Duncan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL84.6.S6 L43 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination85 p. :
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1610059M
      ISBN 100620150831
      LC Control Number91149186
      OCLC/WorldCa24504203

      The wildlife of southern Africa is the major attraction for visitors to this popular region. This guide encompasses all countries south of the Zambezi and Kuene rivers: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, southern Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe/5(8).   Africa’s Ambitious Experiment To Preserve Threatened Wildlife Five nations in southern Africa are joining together to create a huge conservation area that will extend across their borders and expand critical territory for elephants.

      Get up close and personal with Southern Africa's amazing wildlife with this all-in-one safari guide. Cheetah and springbok race in a km/hour sprint to the death in the Kalahari; a vast grey mass of elephants surround you on their way to the riverbank; a million /5(5).   South Africa, DRC, Namibia and Zimbabwe believe they should be able to sell threatened wildlife species on global markets, just like mass-produced trinkets.

        Andre Botha, from South Africa’s Endangered Wildlife Trust, recalls that in June several hundred vultures were poisoned at an elephant carcass in the Zambezi region of . The wild dog is one of the world’s most endangered mammals. The largest populations remain in southern Africa and the southern part of East Africa (especially Tanzania and northern Mozambique). Wild dogs are social and gather in packs of around ten individuals, but some packs number more than


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Southern Africa"s threatened wildlife by John Ledger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ledger, John. Southern Africa's threatened wildlife. [Parkview, South Africa]: Endangered Wildlife Trust,   "A handsomely illustrated field guide to the birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, insects, fish and plants of Southern Africa all in one compact volume.

While necessarily condensed, it features 2, illustrations and short descriptions of each species including habitat and range. With contributions by experts and good color plates/5(38). THE Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's (ISIS's) threats against South Africa raise the spectre of terrorism in neighbouring Mozambique degenerating into a regional crisis.

The wildlife of South Africa consists of the flora and fauna of this country in southern Africa. The country has a range of different habitat types and an ecologically rich and diverse wildlife, vascular plants being particularly abundant, many of them endemic to the country.

There are few forested areas, much savanna grassland, semi-arid Karoo vegetation and the fynbos of the Cape Floristic. SOUTHERN AFRICA'S THREATENED WILDLIFE JOHN LEGER A Publication by the ENDANGERED WILDLIFE TRUST in the Natural Science category was sold for R on 24 Feb at by NunziTaylor in Pietermaritzburg (ID).

With contributors from Southern Africa, Asia, the European Union and the United States, an important aim of the book is to examine the North-South conflict arising from the differing perceptions of. It is one of South Africa's most iconic birds, and its numbers are in decline, mostly due to climate change.

But scientists studying the Cape rock-jumper say the bird has an unlikely ally that. The Red Data Book of the Mammals of South Africa: A Conservation Assessment is the first ever conservation assessment of every terrestrial and marine mammal in South Africa, using the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species criteria at regional level.

A previous assessment published in covered only a subset of species. A field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa, describing over 2, plants and animals, with accurate illustrations in full colour. This book has been a trusted fi eld companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups.

A field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa, describing over 2, plants and animals, with clear illustrations in full colour.

This book has been a trusted field companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. Southern Africa's Threatened Wildlife (Book) / Author: John Ledger ; ; Conservation of wildlife & habitats, Conservation of the environment, The environment, Earth & environment, Books.

This long-standing, trusted field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa has been comprehensively updated and now includes distribution maps. It describes over 2, plants and animals, each accompanied by accurate illustrations in full colour.

This book has been a trusted field companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. The chapters are. Cheetah, wild dog, lion and leopard all threatened by bush meat trade in Southern Africa. Bushmeat pushes Southern African species to the brink.

October A recent report says illegal hunting of wildlife in South African Development Community (SADC) states may lead to the eradication of many species across extensive areas and even complete.

However, the growth of southern white rhino populations in southern Africa marks the success of conservation efforts. Progress in the region is stunted by controversial wildlife laws in South Africa that permit domestic trade of rhino horn, as well as the prevalence of wildlife.

It is an ideal safari destination and also home to the Great Migration, dubbed “The greatest wildlife show on Earth” and the only animal migration that can be seen from outer space!Sadly, this is currently an endangered phenomenon that might become just another story 30 years from now. In an effort to prevent this from happening and stop pushing Africa’s animals to the brink of.

The Southern Times is a SADC regional newspaper which circulates throughout the Southern Africa region. Launched in Septemberthe newspaper is a joint venture between New Era Publications Corporation of Namibia and Zimbabwe Newspapers () Limited.

Southern African Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide is a good book to carry with you on your trip if you don't want separate books for birds, mammals, reptiles,and other s:   Wildlife is southern Africa's number one visitor attraction.

This handy, illustrated book combines field guide and travel guide, explaining where and when to find wildlife and how to identify it. Author Mike Unwin covers everything from the 'Big Five' to dung beetles to sandgrouse, and explores the wildlife hotspots of seven countries, offering Reviews: There is no doubt that extensive wildlife ranching in southern Africa has developed rapidly in recent years.

However, the last few years have seen the development of intensive wildlife production too. Southern Africa has possibly the most beautiful and diverse floral kingdom in the world, but it is also the most polluted and threatened.

Agricultural production is under threat from both indigenous and alien weeds and our entire ecosystem is now being seriously threatened by these alien, invasive species.

Related: These Are the 10 Largest Animals in Africa. Most endangered animals in Africa. Today many animals in Africa are being fast-tracked towards extinction and so have been identified as endangered species in order to protect them from animal predators and their biggest predators; humans.Case studies were undertaken in eight southern/eastern African countries, namely: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa (two separate studies) and Tanzania.

These studies drew mainly on existing literature and the direct experiences of .The Sahara is the largest desert in the world and occupies approximately 10 percent of the African Continent. The ecoregion includes the hyper-arid central portion of the Sahara where rainfall is minimal and sporadic.

Although species richness and endemism are low, some highly adapted species do.