The second of three books accompanying the major BBC television series, featuring the leopard families of the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya. Perhaps the most graceful and adaptable of all cats, leopards are also the world's most numerous big cats. Following on from the success of "Big Cat Diary: Lion", this book goes beyond the day-to-day footage and explores the bigger picture of the lives of leopards in Africa. Through the lives of the famous "Big Cat" leopards, Half-tail, Shadow, Beauty and Safi, we learn about: the biology and behaviour of the leopards; how leopards have evolved; and how we can conserve our big cat populations. Jonathan and Angie Scott also go beyond the Masai Mara Game Reserve, to the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Crater, and Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa, to look at the broader picture of the African leopard population. How can we ensure they maintain breeding populations, have enough space to hunt and sufficient prey to survive?
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Presenter, author and photographer Jonathan Scott has written a number of books including Mara Serengeti, Dawn to Dusk and Kingdom of the Lions. He is a previous winner of the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year award, and his stunning photographs appeared in the book that accompanied the first series of Big Cat Diary.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007146671
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007146671