Craig Packer

Craig Packer has studied the lions of the Serengeti since 1978, with his primary funding consistently provided by the National Science Foundation. He spends several months a year in Africa and the remainder in Minnesota, where he holds a position of Distinguished McKnight University Professor at the University of Minnesota. Currently Packer serves on the Panthera Foundation’s advisory board.

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