Item description for The Lords of the Savannah - Leopards & Cheetas by Christine Denis-Huot...
Leopards and cheetahs embody the wild beauty of Africa. In this spectacular photographic study, the husband-and-wife team of distinguished naturalists Christine and Michel Denis-Hout provides readers with a rare glimpse into the everyday lives of these compelling creatures. Their exceptional photography vividly brings to life the excitement of a young cheetah's first hunt, the languid relaxation of a leopard's midday nap, and the sheer strength and beauty of these glorious big cats in their natural habitat. The cheetah's legendary speed is documented in a series of exceptional photographs, while the leopard's notorious stealth can be felt in depictions of it's sinuous descent from a perch high in a tree. Everyday activities such as courting, grooming, and caring for their young are captured in unprecedented close-ups. The gleaming fangs of a yawning leopard, the intensity of a pouncing cheetah, and the golden grasses of the savannah trampled by a herd of retreating zebra are just some of the evocative sights conveyed in Lords of the Savannah. The lively text provides the latest findings on the habits and habitats of leopards and cheetahs, and expresses the authors' admiration and affection for these animals.
Christine and Michel Denis-Hout have collaborated on a number of articles and books on African wildlife. They have written a number of books for both young readers and adult audiences, including The Elephant, Majestic Kenya, and The Savage Arc.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12.1" Width: 10.7" Height: 1" Weight: 3.9 lbs.
Release Date May 2, 2006
Publisher White Star
ISBN 8854400890 ISBN13 9788854400894