He is the speaker at Tuesday’s Nature Talks event and will discuss the diversity of some of the continent’s wildlife, especially the large mammals.
Frost will cover why the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem supports such large numbers of animals.
“I’ll then briefly look at the future, particularly the challenges of conserving these biologically rich ecosystems and other less rich but no less important ones in the face of rising human populations, the drive to develop economically, globalisation of both trade and tourism and – the elephant in the room – climate change.”
Nature Talks is a monthly event run by three environmental
groups – Whanganui Museum Botanical Group, the Whanganui branch of Forest
Bird, and Birds New Zealand (Whanganui Region) – in conjunction with the Whanganui