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Nature's Greatest Defender

In the 1980s, Dr. Schaller and his wife were the first Westerners invited to China to study the Giant Panda, observing the species at the Wolong Panda Reserve.
He is a pioneer in field biology and his work with endangered animals has inspired the likes of animal experts including Dian Fossey. He was the first to study iconic animals, such as the mountain gorilla, snow leopard and tiger, in the wild and his research has revolutionized conservation and helped protect the natural world. His name is George Schaller, and he could be nature's greatest defender. Now Schaller returns to the sites of his earliest works to meet the new generation of scientists.