Lawrence Anthony (born 1950, Johannesburg) and raised in rural Zambia and Malawi, is an international conservationist, explorer, and adventurer.
Anthony is the long standing head of conservation at the Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand South Africa and the Founder of The Earth Organization, an independent, international conservation and environmental group with a strong scientific orientation. He is an member of the esteemed Explorers Club of New York and a member the National Council of the South African Association for the Advancement of Science. [S2A3]
Anthony, has a reputation for bold conservation initiatives, including the rescue of the Baghdad zoo during the US lead Coalition 2003 invasion of Iraq, and expeditions deep into the Congo jungle to meet leaders of the infamous Lord's Resistance Army rebel army, to try and protect endangered species.
An acknowledged African wildlife expert, Anthony's personal focus is the African elephant.
Details of his conservation activities have appeared regularly in the international media and featured in magazine's and journals such as Readers Digest, the Smithsonian, the Explorers Journal, Africa Geographic, Men's Journal, Shape magazine, Elle Magazine and others.
Anthony is married to Francoise and lives on the Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand. He has two sons and two grandsons.
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