of the world's foremost authorities on the African elephant, Iain
Douglas-Hamilton pioneered the first in-depth scientific study of
elephant social behaviour in Tanzania's Lake Manyara National Park at
He received a D Phil in zoology from Oxford University for the work. During the 1970s he investigated the status of elephants throughout Africa and was the first to alert the world to the ivory poaching holocaust.
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