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    DescriptionAn inspirational guide to close encounters with wildlife in hand-picked destinations around the world.

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    Swimming with Dolphins, Tracking Gorillas
    How to Have the World's Best Wildlife Encounters
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian Wood
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 200 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 39 g
    ISBN 13: 9781841624044
    ISBN 10: 1841624047

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRG
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 508
    BIC subject category V2: WNC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 800
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: TR
    Libri: I-TR
    BISAC V2.8: NAT037000, TRV001000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TRV026020
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WTHA
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 910.202
    DC22: 590.72/34
    LC classification: QL60 .W66 2012
    Thema V1.0: WNC, WTHA
    Illustrations note
    Full-colour throughout, 200 images & 52 maps
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    04 December 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Ian Wood is a writer and photographer specializing in wildlife, travel and nature.
    Review quote
    '...enthusiastic and comprehensive guide to engaging with animals on their own terms, from catching wildebeest migrations to stalking a tiger.' Food & Travel magazine 'If you want to get closer to wildlife, this guide gives the lowdown on how, where and when, from writer and photographer Ian Wood.' National Geographic Traveller 'Illustrated with beautiful photography, this inspiring guide shows you how and where to see the world's iconic wildlife in the most ethical ways possible' Sussex Life
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1. Forest/RainforestEncounters with tigers; tracking mountain and lowland gorillas; tracking chimpanzees; up close with orangutans; primate communications; inquisitive lemurs; proboscis monkeys along the river; walking in the Costa Rican rainforest; watching grizzly bears catch salmon; Eurasian brown bears from a hide; trekking in search of Komodo dragons; macaws at a salt lick; getting close to mini beasts. 2. Savanna/PlainsWalking in search of lions; tracking cheetah; African horse-riding safaris; tracking leopard by 4x4; elephants on a walking safari; the wildebeest migration; tracking rhino on foot.3. MountainExpedition in snow leopard territory; tracking wolves on foot; seeking out the giant panda; hiking and climbing in search of condors and vultures.4. PolarEncounter with Polar bears; penguins: kayaking, walking and camping.5. RiverineWatching hippos; kayaking with alligators in the Everglades; the Pantanal, jaguars and more; in search of the elusive shoebill.6. MarineSwimming with wild dolphins; swimming and snorkeling with whales; diving with seals and sea lions; Galapagos encounters; snorkeling on a coral reef; swimming and diving with turtles; diving with sharks; snorkeling and diving with whale sharks; diving with manta rays; the world of the puffin. Wildlife calendarUseful sources and wildlife operatorsActivities and destinations indexesAlphabetical index