Animals of the Serengeti: And Ngorongoro Conservation Area

by Adam Scott Kennedy

Princeton University Press | March 2, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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Containing 146 stunning color photos, Animals of the Serengeti is a remarkable look at the mammals and reptiles most likely to be encountered in the world-famous Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. With an eye-catching layout, accessible text, and easy-to-use format, this detailed photographic guide includes 89 species of mammal and reptile. Useful "Top Tips"--shared by local Tanzanian guides that work in the region--provide visitors with insights into behavioral habits and how to locate specific animals. Filled with vivid anecdotes, Animals of the Serengeti will enable any safari traveler to identify the area's wildlife with ease.

  • Covers the 89 species likely to be encountered in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Features male and female variations
  • Accessible text aimed at safari visitors of all levels

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 152 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.68 in

Published: March 2, 2014

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0691159084

ISBN - 13: 9780691159089

Found in: Nature

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Animals of the Serengeti: And Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Animals of the Serengeti: And Ngorongoro Conservation Area

by Adam Scott Kennedy

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 152 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.68 in

Published: March 2, 2014

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0691159084

ISBN - 13: 9780691159089

Table of Contents

About this book 7About the guides 10Geography of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) 12The great migrations 14Map of the 'Greater Serengeti area' 16Where to watch wildlife in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) 20MAMMALSLion Panthera leo 24Leopard Panthera pardus 28Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus 32Serval Leptailurus serval 36Caracal Caracal caracal 37Wild Cat Felis sylvestris 38African Civet Civettictis civetta 39Small-spotted Genet Genetta genetta 40Large-spotted Genet Genetta tigrina 40Spotted Hyena Crocuta crocuta 42Aardwolf Proteles cristata 44Striped Hyena Hyena hyaena 45Dwarf Mongoose Helogale parvula 46Banded Mongoose Mungos mungo 47Slender Mongoose Herpestes sanguineus 48Ichneumon Mongoose Herpestes ichneumon 49Marsh Mongoose Atilax paludinosus 50White-tailed Mongoose Ichneumia albicauda 51Zorilla Ictonyx striatus 52Honey Badger Mellivora capensis 53Black-backed Jackal Canis mesomelas 54Side-striped Jackal Canis adustus 55Golden Jackal Canis aureus 56Bat-eared Fox Otocyon megalotis 58Wild Dog Lycaon pictus 59Pangolin Smutsia temminckii 60Aardvark Orycteropus afer 61African Elephant Loxodonta africana 62Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis 67Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius 68Cape Buffalo Syncerus caffer 70Bushpig Potamochoerus larvatus 73Warthog Phacochoerus africanus 74Plains Zebra Equus quagga 76Maasai Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis 80Eland Tragelaphus oryx 84Roan Hippotragus equinus 86Bush Duiker Sylvicapra grimmia 87Steinbuck Raphiceru
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Containing 146 stunning color photos, Animals of the Serengeti is a remarkable look at the mammals and reptiles most likely to be encountered in the world-famous Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. With an eye-catching layout, accessible text, and easy-to-use format, this detailed photographic guide includes 89 species of mammal and reptile. Useful "Top Tips"--shared by local Tanzanian guides that work in the region--provide visitors with insights into behavioral habits and how to locate specific animals. Filled with vivid anecdotes, Animals of the Serengeti will enable any safari traveler to identify the area's wildlife with ease.

  • Covers the 89 species likely to be encountered in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Features male and female variations
  • Accessible text aimed at safari visitors of all levels

About the Author

Since 2008, Adam Scott Kennedy and Vicki Kennedy have managed remote luxury safari camps in Tanzania and Kenya and now operate as private safari guides, specializing in photographic and wildlife safaris in East Africa. Information on their tours and stock image library can be found at www.rawnaturephoto.com. They are the coauthors of Animals of the Masai Mara (Princeton WILDGuides).

Editorial Reviews

"These two guides are keys to prepare you for your journey, whether it is an actual safari or an imaginary one from the comfort of your home."--Dan R. Kunkle, Wildlife Activist