Curator and Crusader
The colourful life of pioneering museum curator and environmental crusader, Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer.
Trees Of Eastern South Africa
This is a fully revised edition of the best seller TREES OF NATAL, ZULULAND AND TRANSKEI (1993, 4th Edition). It is a compact, yet amazingly extensive guide describing all the indigenous trees, shrubs and woody climbers found from East London in the Eastern Cape to Swaziland, north of KwaZulu-Natal. This is ...
Spirit Of The Wilderness
This is an autobiographical account of a career in conservation and of an abiding love affair with Spirit of the Wilderness, a Piper Super Cub, two-seater, light aircraft. It tells of a partnership between man and machine which proved invaluable in countless campaigns to conserve wildlife and wilderness areas in ...
Angel In A Thorn Bush
The author’s ancestors came to southern Africa in the early 19th century, and have played a role – sometimes a prominent one – in the history of European settlement of the continent ever since. Among those early ancestors was the extraordinary Henry Francis Fynn, one of the party of adventurers who ...
The Greatest Safari
Why does the zebra have stripes and the elephant a long trunk? How did the giraffe acquire a long neck and why does a hippopotamus lie in muddy water all day? How does an acacia tree kill grazing wild? Do wild animals speak to each other and do they have ...