- Egypt’s Flora and Fauna
Besides its archaeological treasures, Egypt is also home to an exotic and mysterious wealth of wildlife, hiding at times in its temples and tombs, its deserts and oases. The Nile nourishes an array of habitats, flora, and fauna often overlooked by the archaeologically curious tourist. This full-color foldout guide introduces an exciting array of animals and plants, from river wetland residents to desert survivors. Water-resistant and compact, it is the perfect travel companion, filled with beautiful illustrations, comprehensive text, diagrams, and maps.
- Map of Egypt and opportune locations to see wildlife
- Palms & other common native and non-native plants
- Mammal species: carnivores, insectivores, rodents
- Common reptiles & amphibians
- Insects & invertebrates
- Freshwater fish of the Nile
About the series: The AUC Press Nature Foldout series combine, in beautifully practical form, a wealth of information written by leading experts with striking full-color illustrations on the flora and fauna of Egypt and the Middle East. Designed for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers, as well as for indoor use, the foldouts come in an easily foldable format, at once compact, waterproof, and portable, making them durable and convenient travel guides. Size is 23 x 8.5 in. / 58.5 x 21.5 cm unfolded.
Dominique Navarro is an Emmy Award winning art director, natural history artist, and writer. She is the author and illustrator of the AUC Press Nature Foldouts series as well as Egypt's Wildlife: Past and Present and Ancient Egypt: An Artist's Coloring Book (both AUC Press, 2016). As a trained forensic artist, she produces illustrations and sculptural reconstructions of unidentified persons and ancient archaeological remains. She currently works in Egypt as an epigraphic artist. www.dominiquenavarro.com
Richard Hoath is one of Egypt’s leading naturalists. He is the author of A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt (AUC Press, 2004) and Natural Selections, A Year of Egypt’s Wildlife (AUC Press, 1993), and is on the faculty of the American University in Cairo.