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Anon. 1991. Fighting for Survival. Insecurity, People and the Environment in the Horn of Africa. IUCN, Switzerland, 128 pages.
Beard, Peter. 1988. The End of the Game. The Last Word from Paradise. A Pictorial Documentation of the Origins, History and Prospects of the Big Game in Africa. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 250 pages.
Brooke, R.V. 1984. South African Red Data Book--Birds. South African National Scientific Programmes Report No. 97. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa, 213 pages.
Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban and K. Newman, and S. Keith (eds.). 1982-1997. The Birds of Africa. Academic Press, New York. Vols. I-V. (Ostriches to Puffback Flycatchers covered in these volumes.)
Carr, Archie. 1971. The Land and Wildlife of Africa. Life Nature Library, Time-Life Books, New York.
Collar, N.J., and S.N. Stuart. 1985. Threatened Birds of Africa and Related Islands. ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book, Part 1, 761 pages.
Cott, Hugh B. 1975. Looking at Animals. A Zoologist in Africa. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.
Huxley, Elspeth and Hugo van Lawick. 1984. Last Days in Eden. Harvill Press, London, UK, 192 pages.
IUCN. 1986. African Wildlife Laws. 1,712 pages.
Kingdon, Jonathan. 1989. Island Africa. The Evolution of Africa's Rare Animals and Plants. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 187 pages.
Kingdon, Jonathan. 1997. The Kingdom Field Guide to African Mammals. Natural World series. Academic Press, New York, 465 pages. (Has status information and past and present range maps on many species.)
Leakey, Richard and Virginia Morell. 2001. Wildlife Wars. My Fight to Save Africa's Natural Treasures. St. Martin's Press, New York, 319 pages.
Lee, Phyllis C., Jane Thornback and Elizabeth Bennett. 1988. Threatened Primates of Africa. IUCN Red Data Book, 176 pages.
Martin, Claude. 1991. The Rainforests of West Africa. Ecology, Threats, Conservation. Birkauser Verlag, 235 pages.
McNeely, J.A. (ed.). 1981. Conserving Africa's Natural Heritage. IUCN, Switzerland, 271 pages.
Miller, Daniel J. 1989. Introductions and extinction of fish in the African great lakes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 4, No. 2, pages 56-59.
Mountain, Alan. 1998. Wild South Africa. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 208 pages.
Owens, Mark and Delia Owens. 1984. Cry of the Kalahari. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA, 341 pages.
Reader's Digest. 1991. Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks and Nature Reserves of Southern Africa. 2nd edition. Reader's Digest Association, Pleasantville, NY, 439 pages.
Reardon, Mitch. 1986. The Besieged Desert. War, Drought, Poaching in the Namib Desert. William Collins & Sons, London, UK, 158 pages.
Reardon, Mitch and Margot Reardon. 1983. Zululand. A Wildlife Heritage.  Struik Pub., Cape Town, South Africa, 160 pages.
Rosenblum, Mort and Doug Williamson. 1987. Squandering Eden: Africa at the Edge. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 326 pages.
Ryden, Per and Adrian Wood. 1992. The IUCN Sahel Studies 1991. IUCN, Switzerland, 186 pages.
Sayer, Jeffrey A., Caroline S. Harcourt and N. Mark Collins (eds.). 1992.  The Conservation Atlas of Tropical Forests. Africa. Simon & Schuster, New York, 256 pages. 
Struhsaker, Thomas T. 1997. Ecology of an African Rain Forest. Logging in Kibale and the Conflict Between Conservation and Exploitation. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
Stuart, Chris and Tilde Stuart. 1996. Africa's Vanishing Wildlife. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 198 pages.
Sweeney, Charles. 1974. Naturalist in The Sudan. Taplinger Books, New York.

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