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Books with wild animal photographs by Suzi Eszterhas:
Eye on the Wild: Orangutan
High in the trees of the rainforest in Sumatra, a baby orangutan is born. Follow her from birth to adulthood, as she learns to look after herself. See her eating her first solid food — mashed fruit, learning to climb, and relaxing in the “nest.” She will stay with her mom, learning how to survive in the forest, until she is five years old.
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Eye on the Wild: Sea Otter
Far away in the Pacific Ocean, a baby sea otter is born, just a little bigger than a kitten. See her learn how to find food and look after herself. At first she floats in the water while Mom dives for food, and later she learns how to dive herself, for delicious clams and crabs, and how to sleep on a bed of sea grass in the water. By the time she is one year old she is grown-up and ready to have a baby of her own.
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Eye on the Wild: Cheetah
“Cheetah cubs love to play with their mom. She lets them climb all over her!”
Follow a family of cheetahs from birth to adulthood in this unique wildlife book for young children, photographed close-up in the wild by an award-winning photographer. See how the mother cheetah protects her cubs, washes and feeds them, and teaches them how to hunt for their own food. And watch the cubs play chasing, tackling and play-fighting. At last, at two years old, the cubs are ready to look after themselves, and one day they will start a family of their own.
Also in the Eye on the Wild series: Gorilla, Brown Bear, and Lion.
Eye on the Wild: Lion
The story of a lion, from birth to adulthood, photographed on location in the wild by an award-winning American photographer, who specializes in work with newborn animals. The text shows all the aspects of the animal’s life in the wild, accompanied by close-up pictures of the family group in its natural habitat. A spread at the back of the book gives further conservation information, including useful websites. Part of the Eye on the Wild series, which includes the titles, Cheetah, Brown Bear and Gorilla, all by Suzi Eszterhas.
Eye on the Wild: Elephant
Follow one newborn elephant calf from her birth on the African savannah to her first days with the herd, feeding, playing in the waterholes, and meeting other young elephants. Young readers get to see the young elephant developing and growing until she is able to survive without her mother in her challenging African habitat, playing her part in the life of the herd until she is ready to have a calf of her own.
Eye on the Wild: Tiger
Follow a family of beautiful tiger cubs from birth to adulthood, photographed in the wild in the Indian jungle, including the very first weeks in their safe, rocky den, feeding from their mother. Young readers see the cubs at three months old, learning tiger skills through play. Finally, after six months, their mother teaches them to hunt their own food and become independent. At the back of the book is a page packed with information about tigers in the wild, including conservation websites.
Eye on the Wild: Brown Bear
Two baby brown bears are born in the mountains of Alaska. Follow them from birth to adulthood, photographed close-up in the wild by award-winning photographer Suzi Eszterhas. The text shows all the aspects of the animal’s life in the wild. Watch them exploring with their mum, chasing and climbing, and then learning to catch fish and hunt for delicious clams. At last they are three years old and ready for their biggest adventure — starting families of their own. A spread at the back of the book gives further conservation information, including useful websites. Also available in the Eye on the Wild series are Cheetah, Gorilla and Lion, all by Suzi Eszterhas.
Eye on the Wild: Gorilla
Far away, in the misty mountains of Africa, a baby gorilla is born.”
Follow the life of a mountain gorilla from birth to adulthood, in this unique wildlife information book for young children, photographed close-up in the wild by an award-winning wildlife photographer. Find out all about gorilla family life, including food, play, grooming, and communication, and watch one baby gorilla as she grows up until, on her sixth birthday, she is ready to have babies of her own!
Also in the Eye on the Wild series: Cheetah, Brown Bear, and Lion.
A Future For Cheetahs
A Future for Cheetahs is a simple and elegant large-format book of incredible photography that provides insight on the past and present, and future of cheetahs in the wild. It features commentary by Dr. Laurie Marker, world renowned authority on cheetahs, and illustrated through imagery captured by renowned wildlife photographer, Suzi Eszterhas. Through the eyes of the cheetah, this picture book story will bring you, the reader, face to face with some of the rarest and most beautiful images taken of wild cheetah. Equally as powerful, compelling stories and photos will weave a story of the conservation initiatives that are the key to their very survival.