Zoologist Amy Dickman has worked in Africa for more than
13 years. She spent six years at the Cheetah Conservation
Fund in Namibia, conducted research on human-carnivore
conflict in Tanzania, and holds the Kaplan Senior Research Fellowship in Wild Cat Conservation at Oxford University. National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative is supporting
Amy’s current project, which focuses on large carnivore ecology in Tanzania’s Ruaha landscape and strives to minimize human-carnivore conflict on village land adjacent to Ruaha National Park.