Durban Living Legend – Dr Angelo Lambiris

Dr Angelo Lambiris

Dr Angelo John Leonis Lambiris is a Living Legend in the field of herpetology, the study of reptiles and amphibians. He has published over 180 scientific papers and two books. He has studied reptiles and amphibians for over fifty years and owns a priceless research collection comprising close on 5000 specimens of over 480 species.

His career includes esteemed positions with the Natal Parks Board, Durrell Institute for Conservation and Ecology, and the (former) University of Durban-Westville. Dr Lambiris is also an expert in herpetological veterinary medicine and holds the Fredric L. Frye Lifetime Achiever’s Award in this field.

The Kloof and Highway SPCA is working with Consultant Herpetologist, Dr Angelo Lambiris to ensure that the reptiles removed from the Duck ‘n Deck Animal Farm in Assagay are getting the correct care.

2 thoughts on “Durban Living Legend – Dr Angelo Lambiris”

  1. Hi Ulwazi,
    I am looking for contact details for Dr Angelo Lambiris. I am the personal Assistant to Mr Patrick Mavros, and he is a cousin of his. Mr Mavros would very much like to be in contact with Dr Angelo Lambiris again. Is there any chance you could send his contact details to me, or put me onto someone who might have them.


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