Egypt’s Flora and Fauna

An AUC Press Nature Foldout

Dominique Navarro
with Richard Hoath

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

English edition
15 March 2013
8 pp.
Illustrated in color
58.5X21.5cm
ISBN 9789774165788
For sale worldwide

$6.95

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.
Includes:
– 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

Dominique Navarro is an Emmy Award winning art director, natural history artist, and writer. She collaborates on documentary television productions and environmental projects producing posters, books, and field guides for museums, schools, tourism, and ecology programs. A trained forensic artist, she produces illustrations and sculptural reconstructions of unidentified persons and ancient archeological remains, and she has worked at the excavation of a 25th Dynasty temple tomb near Luxor, Egypt. The AUC Press Nature Foldouts has been one of her most passionate projects, to inspire an appreciation towards the natural environment and heritage of Egypt.

Richard Hoath

Richard Hoath is one of Egypt’s leading naturalists. He has published many books, articles, and scientific papers on Egypt’s fauna. He is currently on the faculty of the American University in Cairo.
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