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By Clive Walker

ISBN-10: 1431408670

ISBN-13: 9781431408672

Clive Walker has replaced the face of conservation in South Africa and dedicated his existence to the renovation of our natural world and normal background. Baobab Trails is the tale of his trip, spanning greater than 40 years, informed via his studies with a few impressive and memorable personalities – the likes of Ian participant, David Shepherd, Kuki Gallman, Eric Rundgren, Blythe Loutit, Iain Douglas Hamilton, Johannes Naari, Lloyd Wilmot, Conita Walker, Peter Hitchin’s and Anthony Hall-Martin to call yet a few.

Clive’s touch with baobab bushes and their presence, mixed together with his wish to retrace his steps, in addition to list and trap those impressive timber, their measurement, human historical past and his personal adventures upon first encountering them, signifies that those amazing bushes are woven into his autobiography, with the skilful suggestions of Sally Antrobus. Many baobab bushes are linked to well-known 19th-century visitors, hunters, investors and explorers who left their names at the tree trunks, camped lower than them or used the timber for a number of reasons, revealing a very good wealth of fascinating history.

His trip covers a wide spectrum of the southern African panorama – an grand forty five 000 km – and identifies and files 40 bushes via pictures and artwork. For Clive Walker, those 40 timber symbolize the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the Endangered flora and fauna belief.

The Baobab Peace Trails permits readers to persist with their very own path in finding those outstanding specimens, which come with 5 of the biggest recognized baobabs, positioned all through southern Africa; in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Limpopo, Namibia and Botswana. This represents the 1st ever particular choice of old baobab trees.

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