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Barry Lovegrove

About 
Barry Lovegrove is professor emeritus at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is an evolutionary physiologist, specialising in the diversity of metabolic adaptations in birds and mammals. He obtained his PhD from the University of Cape Town in 1987, undertook post-doctoral studies at universities in both America and Germany, and is a National Research Foundation A-rated scientist. He is also the author of Fires of Life: Endothermy in Birds and Mammals  (Yale University Press). In 2017 he gave the prestigious Irving-Scholander Memorial Lecture in Fairbanks, Alaska. 

Titles by this author

For generations, the deserts of southern Africa have intrigued scientists and travellers...
For generations, the deserts of southern Africa have intrigued scientists and travellers...