Richard Estes is a behavioral biologist who has spent more than two decades, including seven years of fieldwork, studying and writing about African mammals. Daniel Otte is Curator and Chairman of the Department of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. E. O. Wilson is Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science and Curator in Entomology at Harvard University and co-author of The Ants (1990).
"The most thorough description of mammals in Africa accessible to the layman."--"The Travel Book Review