About: Scientific Consultant Richard Hoath

Richard Hoath

Richard Hoath is the scientific consultant for Egypt’s Flora & Fauna; AUC Press Nature Foldout

He is one of Egypt’s leading naturalist, as well as an author and artist.

From his Faculty Profile Page at American University in Cairo:

Hoath’s big passion is natural history and he has published extensively on the fauna of Egypt in scientific journals, in popular magazines, and as a monthly environmental columnist for Egypt’s leading English language magazine Egypt Today. His latest book A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt went into its second edition in 2009. He was elected a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London in 1995.

Hoath is currently working on a further book on Egypt’s mammals incorporating the stunning  lithograph’s from John Anderson’s Zoology of Egypt: Mammalia (1902) accompanied by his own narrative.

Richard Hoath is a confirmed Africanophile and has travelled extensively throughout the continent in pursuit of its unparalleled natural and cultural heritage.


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