Life above and below water
In this volume:
Photos: Uwe Römer and H. Bleher – Text: Uwe Römer and the ag editorial team
Biologist Uwe Römer reports from the rainforests of Brazil on this little-explored tributary of the Rio Negro, its flora and fauna, and the lifestyle, trials and tribulations, of the Tucáno Indians.
Photos: Burkard Kahl, Dr Hans J. Herrmann, inter alia – Text: Ralf Michael Hennemann
In this, the second part of our series on this group, we look at the largest living amphibians, the giant salamanders, endangered relics of prehistoric times.
AFRICA, TERRA INCOGNITA: ALGERIA
Photos and Text: Heiko Bleher
During this, the next leg of his Sahara crossing, Heiko Bleher meets those proud sons of the desert, the Touareg, and discovers fishes in a bizarre and hostile landscape.
Photos: Jörgen Freund – Text: ag editorial team
Gaze into the depths of the mystery-filled eyes of a creature of the ocean! Jörgen Freund provides an unusual perspective and insight.
SHARKS – THE HUNTED HUNTERS
Photos: Kurt Amsler and H. Bleher – Text: Dr Keith Banister and the ag editorial team
An up-to-the-minute and shocking report on Man’s mass destruction – for profit – of sharks, by an expert, ichthyologist Dr Keith Banister.
THE RED MIGRATION
Photos: Ralf Kiefner – Text: R. Kiefner and ag editorial team
Ralf Kiefner was fortunate enough to be on Christmas Island at the time of the mass breeding migration of its red crab population. Share in the wonder of his experiences!
Photos: Burkard Kahl, H.Bleher, inter alia – Text: H.Bleher and ag editorial team
A taxonomic and aquaristic portrait of a popular fish: once just one cichlid among many, the Oscar is today coveted by both breeders and trophy-hunters.
A KING IN TOMATO KETCHUP
Photos: Dr M.Kinkhardt, inter alia – Text: Dr Manfred Klinkhardt
Everybody is familiar with the herring, at least the sort that comes in tins. Fisheries biologist Dr Manfred Klinkhardt tells of the living fish, its biology and uses.
SEA SERPENTS II
Illustrations: Aquaprint archives – Text: Jill Emmett
This time Jill Emmett leaves behind the imaginary monsters of part I, instead providing a meticulous catalogue of reports on what may prove to be unknown and undescribed denizens of our oceans.
Photos: B. Kahl and Aquaprint archives – Text: ag editorial team
They are among the oldest terrestrial plants on our planet, and even today there are many thousands of species still surviving. Read about the evolution and adaptation, as well as the main groups, of the ferns.
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