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About this book
Let Savannah Diaries take you on a safari of discovery though Africa's most beautiful national parks and big game sanctuaries, in the company of its spectacular wildlife and the remarkable characters - scientists, conservationists, wardens and safari guides - who have devoted their lives to protecting its unique heritage for future generations.
Written by the preeminent expert on African wildlife, Brian Jackman, Savannah Diaries reveals the staggering size and scale of sub-Saharan Africa in a celebration of the continent's wild places and their abundance of living creatures.
About the author
BRIAN JACKMAN is a freelance journalist and author with a lifelong passion for travel and wildlife. For 20 years he worked for The Sunday Times, during which time he was voted Travel Writer of the Year in 1982. In that same year he also won the Wildscreen '82 award for the best commentary script, Osprey, at the first International Wildlife and Television Festival in Bristol.
Today his work appears mostly in The Daily Telegraph, BBC Wildlife Magazine, Travel Africa and Conde Nast Traveller, where he is a contributing editor. Although his travels have taken him around the world, he is best known as Britain's foremost writer on African wildlife safaris, and has spent more than three years in total under canvas in the bush. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a trustee of the George Adamson Wildlife Preservation Trust and a patron of Tusk Trust.
His African books include The Marsh Lions and The Big Cat Diary (both with Jonathan Scott), and Roaring at the Dawn. He also edited My Serengeti Years by Myles Turner, and Battle for the Elephants, by Iain and Oria Douglas-Hamilton.
Other books include Touching the Wild, The Countryside in Winter, The Dorset Coast Path, The Great Wood of Caledon (with Hugh Miles), and two bestsellers, We Learned to Ski and The Sunday Times Book of the Countryside. He is married, with one daughter and two grandchildren, and lives in Dorset.