A field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa, describing over 2,000 plants and animals, with accurate illustrations in full colour. This book has been a trusted field companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. The chapters are colour-coded for easy reference, and diagnostic features appear in bold type within the descriptions. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field. All the main plant and animal groups are covered: Lower invertebrates; Spiders and other arachnids; Insects; Freshwater fishes; Frogs; Reptiles; Birds; Mammals; Grasses, sedges, ferns, and fungi; Wildflowers; Trees.