Frans Lanting, Author: Frans Lanting has been hailed as one of the great nature photographers of our time. His work appears in books, magazines, and exhibitions around the world. Lanting’s books include Into Africa, Jungles, Penguin, and Living Planet. Lanting is a World Wildlife Fund ambassador and has received numerous awards for his work as a photographer and conservationist, including the title of BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Chris Eckstrom, Co-Author: Chris Eckstrom is a writer, editor, and videographer. She is the author of Forgotten Edens and a contributor to many books published by National Geographic. She won a Lowell Thomas Award for Best Magazine Article on Foreign Travel for her National Geographic Traveler story, “The Last Real Africa.”