Death of renowned primatologist mourned
ALIGARH: The Aligarh Muslim University has expressed a deep sense of grief on the sad demise of Prof. Charles Southwick, a world renowned Primatologist who served the Department of Zoology, AMU for four years as a Fulbright Fellow.
Prof. H. S. A Yahya, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences said that the death of Prof. Southwick is a big loss to entire humanity. He was a great friend to nature, especially mammals, and worked for their conservation throughout the world. His pioneering research on Rhesus monkey of the area became a landmark for primate research in India and motivated many to undertake studies on primates.
Prof. Yahya prayed for the best place for him in the paradise and long lasting consolation to the bereaved family, including wife Madam Heather and son Kren Southwick.