Karl Ammann

Karl Ammann is a Swiss-born wildlife photographer and filmmaker who lives in Nanyuki, Kenya. He has used his skills to campaign for cheetahs, apes, and rhinos and against the bushmeat business. Among the books featuring his photographs are Elephant Reflections (University of California Press, 2009), The Spotted One: The Fragile Feline of the Savannah (Camerapix, 2007), and Great Ape Odyssey (Harry N. Abrams, 2005). Recognition for his work includes his selection, in 2007, as one of Time magazine’s Heroes of the Environment. See www.karlammann.com.

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