Wildlife of Botswana

With its mixed terrain of desert, savanna, salt pan and river delta, Botswana is home to a wide variety of wildlife – making it a prime destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. 

Wildlife of Botswana is an easy-to-use, all-in-one guide to the country’s most conspicuous and interesting mammals, birds, reptiles, invertebrates and plants.

The book includes:

  • An informative introduction to the country’s geography, climate and vegetation.
  • Descriptive accounts covering each species’ appearance, habits, conservation status and habitat, as well as best viewing localities.
  • Full-colour photographs of each species, along with distribution maps.

This publication is an excellent portable travel companion for visitors to parks, reserves and other wildlife-rich places in Botswana.

About the authors

Nikos Petrou is a wildlife photographer and is very active in nature conservation. He has written or co-authored 17 books, including “Wildlife of Namibia”, and has produced numerous articles on wildlife and environmental issues.

Neil MacLeod, founder of SafariWise, is a safari guide who specialises in birdwatching and photography. He has extensive knowledge of the region’s flora, fauna and habitats, and of the best locations to find wildlife. He is co-author of “Wildlife of Namibia”.

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