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16 famous animal conservationists

By: Anna Norris on Sept. 9, 2013, 9:30 a.m.
Sir Peter Scott

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Sir Peter Scott

Sir Peter Scott expressed his passion for wildlife through his paintings and earned his title for his work towards the conservation of wild animals. He was a founding member of the World Wide Fund for Nature (World Wildlife Fund) and designed its widely recognized panda logo. He also founded the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, protecting a collective 150,000 birds.