The Circle Of Life: Wildlife On The African Savannah

The Circle Of Life: Wildlife On The African Savannah

The Circle of life: Wildlife on the African Savannah

The photographs of brothers Anup and Manoj Shah bring to life the spectacular landscape and wildlife of the savannah, the tropical and sub-tropical grasslands that cover much of the African continent. Concentrating on the Serengeti-Masai Mara regions in Kenya and Tanzania, this volume chronicles life and death on the savannah, as lions, giraffes, wildebeest, elephants, gazelles, zebras, hippos, hyenas, baboons and many more species give birth, play, hunt, feed, groom, sleep, mate, migrate and die.

From Publishers Weekly
Anup and Manoj Shah, who grew up in Kenya, have made their lives' work photographing the wildlife of the Serengeti-Maasai Mara and the Ngorongoro Crater regions in Kenya and Tanzania. The photos gathered in this generous coffee-table book have appeared in National Geographic and National History, among other magazines. Nature is frozen in its most dramatic moments here: a hyena carries off a dismembered giraffe leg in a light so vivid that one can almost feel the grizzled, torn tendons; lions roar in the act of copulation in a blur that captures the fleeting moment; a martial eagle crouches over a bloody bit of fawn in a photo with startlingly...

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