Dr. Edgardo Mondolfi
Prof. Mondolfi, a biologist, and former Ambassador of Venezuela to Kenya has done pioneer work in wildlife management. He was awarded Venezuela's "Pemio Nacional de Conservacion" (1969).
Prof. Mondolfi has been Assistant Minister of Agriculture, adviser to the Ministry of Environment and Professor of the Central University of Venezuela, where he taught animal sciences. He has published extensively on endangered species, taxonomy and ecology of mammals.