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ZdzisLAw Kazimierz Pucek

Mammalogist

ZdzisLAw Kazimierz Pucek, Polish mammalogist. Member Deutsche Geselschaft fur Säugetierkunde, Polish Zoological Society (chairman theriological section 1969-1982), Nikolay Copernicus Society Naturalists, Polish Academy of Sciences (correspondent, chairman committee zoology 1987-1996), American Society Mammalogists (honorary), Theriological Society, Russian Academy of Sciences (honorary).

Background

Pucek, ZdzisLAw Kazimierz was born on April 2, 1930 in Radzyn Podl, Poland. Son of Józef and Maria (Krukowska) Pucek.

Education

Bachelor Biology, M. Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy Zoology, M. Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland, 1961. Master Biology, Warsaw (Poland) University, 1954.

Habilitation, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1966.

Career

Junior science worker Mammal Research Institute, Bialowieza, Poland, 1954-1966, senior science worker Poland, 1966—2000, director Poland, 1962-1999. Editor in chief Acta Theriologica, Poland, since 1963. Coordinator Europe Rodent Specialist Group International Union for Conservation of Nature, 1982-1989, chairman Bison Specialist Group, 1985-2000.

Works

  • Co-editor: Ecology and Management of European Hare, 1976. Co-editor, co-author: The Role of Large Herbivore Mammals in Woodland Ecosystems, 1975, Atlas of Polish Mammals, 1983. Editor, co-author: Key to Polish Mammals, 1984.

    Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Deutsche Geselschaft fur Säugetierkunde, Polish Zoological Society (chairman theriological section 1969-1982), Nikolay Copernicus Society Naturalists, Polish Academy of Sciences (correspondent, chairman committee zoology 1987-1996), American Society Mammalogists (honorary), Theriological Society, Russian Academy of Sciences (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, stamp collecting/philately.

Connections

Married Michalina Swatek, December 26, 1956. 1 child, Tomasz Remigiusz.

father:
Józef Pucek

mother:
Maria (Krukowska) Pucek

spouse:
Michalina Swatek

child:
Tomasz Remigiusz Pucek