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Caras, Roger Andrew

Born: 1928 AD
Died: 2001 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Activists

1928 – Born on May 24th in Methuen, Massachusetts. American animal welfare activist and author.

1954 – Married to Jill Landon Barclay on September 5th.

1962 – Mr. Caras was the author of more than 70 books about animals and their habitats. His first, "Antarctica: Land of Frozen Time," was published.

1975 – He joined ABC-TV and was for 17 years a special correspondent exclusively assigned to stories about animals, wildlife and the environment.

1980 – He was a member of the School’s Board of Overseers.

1984 – He was the recipient of an honorary degree, an Ll.D., from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the Centennial Convocation on October 15th.

1990 – He received the Centennial Medal.

1991 – President of the American Society for the Preventions of Cruelty to Animals.

1997 – He was an adjunct professor of animal ecology.

2001 – Died of heart attack on February 18th in Towson, Maryland.