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About Wildlife Conservation

Quickly search for online content with the "View Items" button above, then narrow results using subject terms on the left of results pages. We are moving materials into this sub-collection (see abstracts below). Other digitized items are available in the African Studies collection until this move is complete. UF theses and dissertations on African wildlife conservation can be searched via the Institutional Repository.

The Bob Campbell Papers (1948-2011) include over 18,000 professional slide transparencies of primarily East African wildlife species and his documentation of Dian Fossey's field research with mountain gorillas at the Karisoke Research Center from 1968 to 1972 that cemented her international public recognition. Over 2,500 examples of these images are available online along with examples of his documentation of Richard Leakey's hominin fossils excavations at various sites, and his campaign against the illegal trade in ivory as head of Kenya's Wildlife Conservation and Management Department (later, the Kenya Wildlife Service). Also digitized are about 30 cinematic film and audio recordings in unedited or incomplete states.