A GUIDE TO WILDLIFE AND PROTECTED AREAS OF THE TOP END

Australia’s Top End is home to an amazing array of unique and rare wildlife, and many of Australia’s most iconic National Parks. This is a user-friendly and comprehensive field guide to the animals that live in one of the world’s wildlife hotspots and the places visitors can go to see them. The easy-to-use full colour guide features 700 species of wildlife. With over 2000 images this is a photographic showcase of unpresented quality. Every species is illustrated by one to three images, depicting different colour forms, juveniles, in flight etc. Concise, detailed information covers distinguishing features, habitats, and distribution and conservation status. Watching wildlife, an ever-increasing activity, is made easy with the sections on national parks and protected areas. A range of experts contribute in depth information on topics of current interest, such as crocodiles and cane toads.