Prof. Markus Borner

Prof. Markus Borner

Prof. Markus Borner


Born on April 23, 1945
Zoologist, Switzerland

Honorary Professor, University of Glasgow

Africa, animals, and people

Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Africa, is a wild kingdom. In the vastness of the distant savannah, a million and a half gnus move across the plain like a rolling wave. It is an awe-inspiring sight.

Markus Borne

Zoologist Markus Borner has worked here for over 40 years. He has flown rhinoceroses by plane, and has fought to reroute roads. His activities haven't been limited to those of a zoologist.
He continues to work with people in Tanzania to preserve this wonderful gift of nature for the future.