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The Ultimate Field Guide for Southern African Mammals

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The Ultimate Field Guide for larger Southern African Mammals is a scientific breakthrough in species identification.

The Ultimate Field Guide now gives hunters and nature lovers a colorful and graphical field guide in the form of an electronic book that can be used on Personal Computer or any type of PPC, incorporating color photographs of species, their field sign, habits, sounds, dung pictures and dimensions, track, silhouettes, reproduction and distribution maps on just under 100 animals

Introduces for the first time ever:

• 4 unique keys subdivided into 14 categories to quickly and easily identify species. Animals can be identified by silhouette, track shape and size, dung shape and size and distribution

• Colorful and conspicuous indicators to identify an animal by red book classification and times of activity

• Detailed, easy-to-find and relevant species information

Now you can hear them!

Experience the haunting sounds of Africa! Hear the jackal in the distance, the magnificent roar of the lion and the nerve-racking trumpeting of the elephant. Get detailed mammal information and hear their calls. Animal sounds include The Lesser and Thick-tailed Bushbaby, Tree Squirrel, Honey Badger, Large Spotted Genet, Yellow Mongoose, Banded Mongoose, Suricate, Tree- and Yellow-spot Hyrax, Klipspringer, Bushbuck, Reedbuck, Mountain Reedbuck, Springbuck, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Kudu, Buffalo, Burchell’s Zebra, Vervet Monkey, Baboon, Wild Dog, Cape Fox, Black-backed Jackal, Bat-eared fox, Side-striped Jackal, Spotted Hyena, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Black and White Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus and Elephant.

Unique, world-first identification keys:

• identify species  Silhouette Identification Key

• identify species with the Track Identification Key

• identify species with the Dung Identification Key

Detailed species information

• Full-color photographs
• SCI and Rowland Ward minimums and maximums
• Afrikaans, Zulu, Shona and Tswana species names
• Quick reference conservation and activity icons
• Species description
• Visible Male/Female Differences
• Habitat and Distribution
• Diet
• Reproduction
• Behavior and habits
• Sounds
• Front and hind species tracks
• Dung photographs for easy identification
• Field Sign

Find all mammal species endemic to any area in the whole Southern Africa with the amazing Distribution Matrix

Advanced search function. Detailed information instantly with the sophisticated search function

Easy to use. The Ultimate Field Guide is  based on web conventions. If you are at this page you can already use The Ultimate Field Guide

A gold mine of information with 5,000 hyperlinks for cross-reference

Available for Windows 95 and better and Internet Explorer 4 and up and all other web-enabled devices


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