Wildlife of the World

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Published by DK

Foreword by Don E. Wilson

RRP: CA$65.00

About Wildlife of the World

Experience the full force of nature with this stunning visual encyclopedia celebrating the world's most wonderful wildlife.

With an inspiring foreword by leading naturalist and wildlife photographer Chris Packham, this epic adventure takes you across the continents to meet all creatures big and small. You'll visit the deserts of Australia, the grasslands of Africa, the rainforests of South America, the mountains of Asia, and the coral reefs of Australia on this mind-blowing tour to meet the incredibly diverse range of life on Earth.

Breathtaking photography, animal profiles, accessible maps, and facts and stats combine to create this standout reference title. Revealing a wealth of species across hundreds of spectacular pages, Wildlife of the World introduces you to animals that roam, swim, and fly in each and every part of our planet.

Calling all globe-trotters, nature enthusiasts, and biology students, this is your chance to experience the animal kingdom as never before and gain an absolutely essential addition to your home library.

Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.


"[G]orgeous coffee table book of animal life across the planet...This book is a perfect reference guide, a delight to page through..." - Publishers Weekly

"If there's a must-have coffee-table book, this is it." - The Sacramento Bee

"Beautifully illustrated with handsome photographs." - Booklist (Starred Review)

"[A] big book filled with great photography." - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Like a classic children's treasury book, this lavish work is an ideal option for researchers and browsers alike." - School Library Journal (Starred Review)