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National Geographic's Education Network Resource Library provides an array of lesson plans and classroom supplements focusing on Africa's diverse wildlife and ecosystems.


Carroll, Chris. “Bad Rap: Hyenas.National Geographic (June 2005), 50-65.

Kaufmann, Carol, “Mama Cat.National Geographic (January 2005), 34-51,

Warne, Kennedy. “Okavango: Africa’s Miracle Delta.National Geographic (December 2004), 42-67.

Begg, Colleen, and Keith Begg. “Honey Badgers.National Geographic (September 2004), 96-107.

Fay, J. Michael. “Gabon’s Loango National Park: In the Land of the Surfing Hippos.National Geographic (August 2004), 100-127.

Warren, Lynne. “Calls in the Wild.National Geographic (March 2004), 96-101.

Holland, Jennifer Steinberg. “Zebras: Born to Roam.National Geographic (September 2003), 30-43.

Clutton-Brock, Tim. “Meerkats Stand Tall.National Geographic (September 2002), 52-73.

Wolhuter, Kim. “Tjololo: Tracking the Leopard.National Geographic (October 2001), 90-103.

Godwin, Peter. “Without Borders: Uniting Africa’s Wildlife Reserves.National Geographic (September 2001), 2-31.

Quammen, David. “Megatransect Part 3: End of the Line.National Geographic (August 2001), 74-103.

Quammen, David. “Megatransect Part 2: The Green Abyss. National Geographic (March 2001), 2-37.

Joubert, Dereck. “Preying on Giants.National Geographic (November 2000), 84-95.

Quammen, David. “Megatransect.National Geographic (October 2000), 2-29.

Conniff, Richard. “Africa’s Wild Dogs.” National Geographic (May 1999), 36-63.

Conniff, Richard. “Cheetahs: Ghosts of the Grasslands.” National Geographic (December 1999), 2-31.

Chadwick, Douglas H. “Safari to Botswana.” National Geographic Traveler (November/December 1995), 78-95.

Joubert, Dereck. “Lions of Darkness.” National Geographic (August 1994), 32-53.

Chadwick, Douglas H. “Elephants: Out of Time, Out of Space.” National Geographic (May 1991), 2-49.

Lanting, Frans. “Botswana: A Gathering of Waters and Wildlife.” National Geographic (December 1990), 5-37.

Lee, Douglas B. “Okavanga Delta: Old Africa’s Last Refuge.” National Geographic (December 1990), 38-69.

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de la Harpe, Roger, and Pat De La Harpe. Tuli: Land of Giants. Sunbird Publishing Ltd., 2004.

Estes, Richard Despard. The Behavior Guide to African Mammals. University of California Press, 1991.

Fraser, Sean. African Adventure Atlas. National Geographic Books, 2003.

Godwin, Peter. Wild at Heart: Man and Beast in Southern Africa. National Geographic Books, 2002.

Joubert, Dereck. The Africa Diaries: An Illustrated Memoir of Life in the Bush. National Geographic Books, 2001.

Joubert, Dereck. The Lions of Savuti: Hunting With the Moon. National Geographic Books, 1997.

Kat, Pieter W., and Chris Harvey. Prides: The Lions of Moremi. Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.

Lanting, Frans, and Christine K. Eckstrom. Okavango: Africa’s Last Eden. Chronicle Books, in association with Callaway Editions, 1993.

McLachlan, G. R., and R. Liverside. Roberts Birds of South Africa. Cape and Transvaal Printers, 1972.

Newman, Kenneth B. Newman’s Birds of Southern Africa. Southern Book Publishers, 1997.

Sinclair, Ian, and Peter Ryan. Birds of Africa South of the Sahara. Princeton University Press, 2003.

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