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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 20.99
winged obsession The Pursuit of the World's Most Notorious Butterfly Smuggler One of the world's most beautiful endangered species, butterflies are as lucrative as gorillas, pandas, and rhinos on the black market. And in this cutthroat $200 million business, no one made more money thanor posed as great an ecological danger... more...
- Algonquin Books 2011; US$ 15.95
In this darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the natural world, Stewart has tracked down over one hundred of our worst entomological foes?creatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. From the world?s most painful hornet, to the flies that transmit deadly diseases, to millipedes that stop traffic,... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2012; US$ 13.00
Spiders of southern Africa provides sharp insight into the complex, mysterious and fascinating world of spiders. Reflecting the latest taxonomic information, this book discusses the origins of arachnids, their bewildering variety, their classification, physical and behavioural characteristics, dangerous species, and finding and studying spiders. Species... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2012; US$ 21.00
This is the first comprehensive field guide to the insects of South Africa, with descriptions of over 1 200 of the region?s insects. The easy-to-read accounts cover identification, biology, distribution and related species, and are accompanied by superb colour photography. Many of the insects described occur widely in the rest of Africa and further... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 14.09
A Sunday Times bestseller Shortlisted for the 2013 Samuel Johnson Prize Dave Goulson has always been obsessed with wildlife, from his childhood menagerie of exotic pets and dabbling in experimental taxidermy to his groundbreaking research into the mysterious ways of the bumblebee and his mission to protect our rarest bees. Once commonly found... more...
- i5 Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99
Scorpions is one reptile care book from the highly acclaimed Advanced Vivarium Systems series. The AVS series, founded and guided by herpetocultural pioneer Philippe de Vosjoli, is the #1 series on reptile care. From choosing a pet to selecting a veterinarian to feeding, housing, breeding, and more, these books deliver the most helpful and up-to-date... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 15.95
This stunning photographic guide will have butterfly enthusiasts of all ages aflutter. Judy Burris and Wayne Richards include more than 400 full-color, up-close images that present the life cycles of 23 common North American butterflies in amazing detail. Watch caterpillars hatch from eggs, eat and grow, form into chrysalides, emerge as colorful... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2014; Not Available
The perfect pocket guide to identifying rocks for beginners RSPB What's That Rock? is ideal if you struggle with how to tell the difference between granite and marble or limestone and sandstone. It's the perfect identification guide for beginners but also a handy field guide for the more seasoned nature lover. Featuring over 150 rocks, overviews... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2011; US$ 11.65
Bees are vital for the future of the planet, for without their dedicated pollinating skills many crops would eventually fail. This delightfully illustrated book is a homage to bees, revealing many facets of their lives, including homes, flight patterns and defence. It also describes how to attract bees to your garden. The lives of bees are interwoven... more...