"The wildlife of East Africa is the major attraction for visitors to this region, with the legendary game reserves of Serengeti and the Maasai Mara. The book also provides an excellent introduction to the regionÃ Ã s less heralded variety of Ã Ã small stuffÃ Ã Ã Ã including 1,500 bird species and butterflies.
Table of Contents
1) Introduction 2) The Lie of the Land 3) Habitats 4) Mammals 5) Birds 6) Reptiles and Amphibians 7) Invertebrates 8) Finding Wildlife 9) On Safari 10) Further Reading 11) Appendix: Introdution to Taxonomy 12) Index
Johannesburg resident Philip Briggs is a travel writer and tour leader specialising in East and southern Africa. Born in Britain and raised in South Africa, he started travelling in East Africa in 1986, and his first book, Guide to South Africa, was published by Bradt in 1991. Since then Philip has written or co-written numerous books on the African continent including Bradt travel guides to Northern Tanzania, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, and East & Southern Africa, as well as Bradt's East African Wildlife guide. He also writes regularly for magazines including Africa Geographic, Travel Africa and Africa Birds & Birding.