Austin Roberts Biography

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Austin Roberts biography: Austin Roberts was a zoologist from South Africa

Austin Roberts Age, Education, Career and Death

#1883
Austin Roberts was born on 3rd January, 1883 in Pretoria
#Education
Austin Roberts was awarded with an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Pretoria.

#Career
Austin Roberts worked at the Transvaal Museum from 1910 to 1946. He was the author of several articles and manuscripts in scientific publications.

#Achievements
The Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary in Pretoria and the Pachydactylus robertsi, a species of lizard, is named in his honour.

#Publications
Austin Roberts has worked on various publications including The Mammals of South Africa, Johannesburg 1951 and The Birds of South Africa. H.f.$G. Witherby Ltd., London, 1940. He also worked on Charles Kimberlin Brain: Austin Roberts. Cape Town 1998.

#Death
Austin Roberts died on 5th May, 1948 after being involved in a motor car accident in the Transkei region.



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