Dr Feng Li Min (China)

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Dr Feng Limin is a wildlife biologist working at Beijing Normal University. He started his career with a pioneering field research on the Indo-Chinese tiger in China in 2005, and subsequently expanded research towards the Amur tiger, Amur leopard and North China leopard.

Dr Feng Limin and his colleagues at Beijing Normal University have made great contributions to wildlife conservation through research and successfully convincing the Chinese central government to create a 15,000 square-kilometer large National Park for the Amur tiger and Amur leopard, based on the ten-year research done by his team on these large felines.

Dr feng Limin has also been at the forefront of large cat conservation initiatives. Dr Limin has launched the Tiger-Leopard Observation Network in China (TLON) to provide for a nation-wide monitoring network and long-term research platform for the conservation of the two big cats in China.