Cats of Africa: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation

Cats of Africa Behavior Ecology and Conservation Africa s wild cats have long been a focus of fascination and intrigue among travelers and wildlife lovers Alongside the big three lion leopard and cheetah Africa is home to another seven species of

  • Title: Cats of Africa: Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation
  • Author: Luke Hunter Gerald Hinde
  • ISBN: 9780801884825
  • Page: 113
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Africa s wild cats have long been a focus of fascination and intrigue among travelers and wildlife lovers Alongside the big three lion, leopard, and cheetah Africa is home to another seven species of cats the caracal, serval, African wildcat, black footed cat, African golden cat, jungle cat, and sand cat.With photographer Gerald Hinde s stunning, crisp, graphic images,Africa s wild cats have long been a focus of fascination and intrigue among travelers and wildlife lovers Alongside the big three lion, leopard, and cheetah Africa is home to another seven species of cats the caracal, serval, African wildcat, black footed cat, African golden cat, jungle cat, and sand cat.With photographer Gerald Hinde s stunning, crisp, graphic images, Luke Hunter presents a comprehensive overview of the entire cat family in Africa the only place on Earth where sightings of wild cats are a regular occurrence He discusses in detail feline anatomy, predation and hunting strategies, social systems, competition and conflict, and conservation and threats, offering the reader the most current research and findings.From the famous and popular African parks with their celebrated, safari friendly felines, to the few remaining places on the continent uninhabited by humans, Cats of Africa offers superb and exciting images of the animals from a variety of locations, depicting rare and interesting behavior, some of which has never before been recorded.

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    1. A very good guide to the many species of wild felines found on the African continent, explaining their evolutionary history, anatomy, behavior and much more, with captivating photographs accompanying the well written and authoritative text from one of the world's experts on Carnivores.

    2. Another non-fiction I got out from the public library because of my Bio internal assessment.This is another good book about African predators of the Cat family. Very detailed information. Talks about a variety of Cats, how they prey on animals and their adaptations.

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