S1 Episode 4: Tim Davenport


Episode 4, 18 June, 2021 – We interview scientist and conservationist Dr Tim Davenport from his base in Tanzania about his many mammalian achievements and adventures during 30 years in Africa. Highlights include a Giant Pangolin rodeo, a flatulent gorilla, and his key role in discovering the Kipunji monkey in Tanzania: one of the most exciting mammalian discoveries of the past 100 years.


Here is a piece + video from CNN on Tim’s work with Kipunji. And here is an article on Magawa, the landmine sniffing rat. Cover photo – Kipunji – by Tim Davenport.