The first guide ever to document and explore the diverse parks and reserves of Africa’s ‘middle belt’, it covers Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. The region contains prized spots such as the world-famous landscapes of the Namib and Kalahari deserts, Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls and Lake Malawi, and some of Africa’s best-known conservation areas, including Etosha, Chobe, Mana Pools, Hwange, Kafue and Nyika.
Written by two prominent conservationists, the book is organised by country, and includes:
- Detailed descriptions of the history, geology, climate, vegetation and wildlife of some 50 conservation areas.
- Annotated park maps, indicating places of interest and best sites to view key species.
- Text panels featuring each park’s highlights, facilities and activities, wildlife facts, and important alerts.
- A concise photographic gallery of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and trees, for quick identification of commonly seen species.
A must-have guide to the parks and reserves of a region renowned for spectacular landscapes, fauna and flora.