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Steve Backshall S Wildlife Adventurer S Guide

Author : Steve Backshall
ISBN : 147293055X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 22.22 MB
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A naturalist's equivalent to the Dangerous Book for Boys, this book includes tips on everything from beachcombing, snorkelling and building your own hedgehog hotel, to tree climbing, natural foods and how to make traps for insects and mammals. This hands-on guide to enjoying nature is filled with practical advice on how to get involved with wildlife. Focusing mainly on Britain and northern Europe, it's packed with ideas for wildlife-watching and other activities in different habitats, including coast, mountains, heathland, garden, wetland, woodland, and farmland. Alongside the practical advice on bushcraft and survival are suggestions on how to get close to nature through activities such as mountain-biking and climbing.
Category: Nature

Steve Backshall S Wildlife Adventurer S Guide

Author : Steve Backshall
ISBN : 1847733247
Genre : Natural history
File Size : 30.33 MB
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With Steve Backshall as their guide, readers will be inspired to discover joys of learning about wildlife while experiencing the thrill of exploring. From sea kayaking to orchid spotting, readers will be taken to journeys to discover more about the Britain's wildlife.
Category: Natural history

Steve Backshall S Venom

Author : Steve Backshall
ISBN : 9781472930279
Genre : Photography
File Size : 59.97 MB
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TV presenter Steve Backshall needs no introduction following his performances on TV series such as Deadly 60 and Lost Land of ... This is a reformatted, redesigned edition of a popular title. Poison is an everyday part of the animal world, and an essential tool for hunting and defence. A wide variety of insects, reptiles and amphibians use toxins to subdue their prey or to stop becoming prey to another predator. Even some mammals and birds resort to poison as a means of securing a meal or deterring attack! From species such as the King Cobra, Lionfish, Fat-tail Scorpion and Poison Dart-frog to the diminutive but lethal Black Widow Spider, the author takes a fascinating look at the different types of natural venoms. On a tour of the world's continents, he looks at over 60 of the most venomous creatures, describing their main characteristics and explaining how they administer their venom and what its effects are. Stunning colour photographs and exciting accounts of Steve's own encounters with some of these animals bring the world of natural venom alive.
Category: Photography

Get Your Boots On

Author : Alex White
ISBN : 9781909455221
Genre : Nature
File Size : 73.23 MB
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Young wildlife champion Alex White believes that a lifetime of caring for the environment can start close to home with fantastic experiences. Along with a host of well-known contributors, he reveals the simple and low-cost ways that people can enjoy nature. Together they share their passion, reveal what got them into wildlife in the first place and show how to get closer to it – now they want you to Get Your Boots On. The book also offers indispensable advice for those who would like to get more involved, or even build a career out of their passion for wildlife. Illustrated throughout by Alex’s stunning photographs, this book will appeal to young and old alike. It suggests: when and where to get out there; what to go looking for; how to do it; what to take… and a host of other tips. Practical advice for getting closer to nature. Encouragement from those who have lived it. ‘This fabulous and important book. It’s good, it’s inspirational and – critically – it’s heartening’— Chris Packham. ‘Alex is prominent as a standard-bearer for [a] new generation of wildlife champions… he is giving hope and inspiration to young people across this nation that despite all the challenges we face, it is still possible to make this world a better place for humans and wildlife’— Dominic Dyer, CEO Badger Trust & British Wildlife Advocate Born Free Foundation.
Category: Nature