From tapeworms to sperm whales, no native animal escapes the pages of this wonderful book. The Art Deco cover design is pure kiwiana - and a familiar sight in many a New Zealand bach.
Originally written by Dr Arthur William Baden Powell CBE, a famous New Zealand naturalist, it was first published in 1947. This latest edition has been refreshed by Dr Brian Gill, who was Auckland Museum’s Land Vertebrates Curator for over 30 years. Discover every New Zealand animal, Maori names and enjoy the exquisite, digitally-enhanced illustrations.
A kiwi classic and an essential New Zealand reference book. Buy yours today.
- ISBN: 978-1-86953-393-9
- Pages: 96
- Format: Paperback
- Size/Weight: 240 x 182 / 335g
- Published: David Bateman Ltd for Auckland War Memorial Museum, 1998
About the Author
- Dr Brian Gill was Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Land Vertebrates Curator for over 30 years and still carries out research at Auckland Museum. He's a veritable treasure trove of astounding facts, unusual occurrences and seldom-heard stories.