Tim Caro

Ph.D. St. Andrews, United Kingdom, 1979

Research Interests

  • Conservation of tropical fauna and tropical ecosystems; evolution of coloration in mammals; intraguild predation and competition in carnivores; behavior and conservation.

Research Abstract

  • I am interested in (i) conservation strategies in the tropics, and (ii) the evolution of coloration in animals. I have a long term research site in western Tanzania where I conduct research on both these issues, and I also have research interests in Guyana and California.

Areas of Emphasis

  • Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology


  • Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology