The Wildlife Parks of Africa

Nicholas Luard, Author Salem House Publishers $24.95 (256p) ISBN 978-0-88162-156-3
This is really two books: the story of conservation in Africa and a comprehensive guide to 161 national parks. Luard, author of The Last Wilderness (about the Kalahari Desert), tells of the origin and growthof the parks and reserves. He discusses modern management techniquesculling, translocation, re-introduction of specieswhich will appeal to readers interested in wildlife. His guide includes a rating of tourist facilities, the best time of year to visit, geographical descriptions, and the birds and mammals to be found in each park. His information will be valuable to travelers. Illustrations. (April 4)
Reviewed on: 12/01/1986
Release date: 12/01/1986
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