|About the Book|
These unusual and immensely useful volumes combine the best elements of wildlife field guides with information usually found only in tourists guidebooks. Nature Travel Guides tell readers where to observe animals in their wild natural settings, and provide general information on travel, lodging accommodations, and suggested clothing and equipment to pack for the trip. Each volume features 60 to 80 dramatic color photos, maps, charts and drawings. Descriptions and advice focus on ---- The subject animals life cycle, anatomy, and behavior traits-- Regions around the world where the animal can be observed-- The best times to travel for observing the animal in its animal environment-- Safety measures to protect both animals and their human observersUpdated to chronicle the occurrences of eclipses and the positions of planets for the years 1999-through-2001, this guide features star charts that show positions of all major constellations each month of the year. Its a fine field companion for stargazers, whether they scan the skies with telescopes or with the naked eye.