12 April 2017
All royalties earned from the book sales flow directly to Tracker Academy.
Simple, bulleted text guides readers through the key points and teaches the broad–based observational skills required to detect and interpret messages; multiple photographs, some annotated, along with accurate track drawings for all the animals, offer a clear visual guide too.
Rich in detail, accurate, and with an instructive introduction, this guide to the region’s animal tracks and signs is every tracker’s go-to manual.
Special thanks to Helen De Villiers and Penguin Random House (Struik Nature) for your skilled editing, patience and support in creating this humble yet compelling field guide.
The Tracker Manual was launched in Johannesburg on 20 April and will be launched in Somerset West on 25 May 2017.
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11 November 2011SA College for Tourism 10th anniversary
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