Richard Estesis one of the world's foremost experts on the social ecology of African mammals.Daniel Otteis Curator and Chairman of the Department of Entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.E. O. Wilsonis Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science and Curator in Entomology at Harvard University and co-author ofThe Ants(1990).
He was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1929. He is currently Pellegrino University Research Professor & Honorary Curator in Entomology of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard. He is on the Board of Directors of the Nature Conservancy, Conservation International & the American Museum of Natural History. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.