About the Author
Dr. Paul A. Rees is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Salford. He is a biologist and lawyer, and was awarded a PhD for his research on the ecology, behaviour and management of feral cats, which was funded by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Dr. Rees established the first undergraduate programmes in conservation at the University of Salford including the first specialist programme in Wildlife Conservation with Zoo Biology in the UK. More recently he was instrumental in the development of an MA in Wildlife Documentary Production: the only course of its kind in Europe. Dr. Rees’ research interests include wildlife law, the ecology of large mammals in Tanzania, the behaviour of elephants and the conservation role of zoos. He once worked as an elephant keeper.