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.