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1 Biography2 Early Life3 Education4 Career5 Awards and Recognitions6 Personal Life7 Net Worth
Dave Pepler (born 2 February 1950) is a well-known veteran South African environmentalist in Robertson.
The 71-year-old has a long list of accomplishments, and his work capped recognition on several international platforms.
Dave Pepler is also a writer and a lecturer, with a career spanning more than four decades (40 years).
South African biologist
|Full Name:||Dave Pepler|
|Grandparents:||Lilly le Roux, Boy le Roux|
|Born:||2 February 1950 (age 72 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Robertson, South Africa|
|Wife • Spouse:||Married|
|Occupation:||Biologist • Environmentalist|
The award-winning environmentalist Dave Pepler was born on 2 February 1950.
He was born and raised in Robertson town located in Western Cape in South Africa.
Dave Pepler is 71 years old, and every year on 2 February, he celebrates his birthday.
He claims he spent his childhood weekends with his grandparents, Boy le Roux (Grandfather) and Lilly le Roux (Grandmother).
In addition, Maria Klin looked after him as a child.
Dave Pepler graduated from Robertson High School and continued his education at Saasveld.
At the university, he majored in Forestry. He considered school to as misery and didn’t enjoy it as a child because he was known as “the fattest kid in town.”
After graduating from secondary school, he continued his academic studies in University of Cambridge, England.
He graduated with a Master of Philosophy in Animal Science from the university.
Dave Pepler initially appeared on the screen on the television nature show, Groen on 5 January 2004. He has had presents since then. Every week, Dave Pepler records a show in a different location, providing viewers with an intimate and personal experience with nature.
He travels extensively around South Africa. He also visits Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, and Zanzibar, all of which are close. As a child, his grandfather, Boy le Roux, urged him to explore the world. It has thrust him into the spotlight today.
Dave Pepler worked as a lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch‘s Department of Environmental Ecology. After working with the department for several years, he retired in 2005 to face presenting fully.
Dave Pepler is still a lecturer at the Center for Invasive Biology (CIB) in the United States. He works as an environmental consultant in Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, and Chile at the moment.
Awards and Recognitions
Dave Pepler has won numerous honours in various categories.
For his conservation efforts, he received the Molteno Medal from the Cape Tercentenary Foundation in 2001.
He received another prize in 2007. For his contributions to Zoology, he received the Stevenson Hamilton Award.
The prize is the highest distinction bestowed by the South African Zoological Society.
Dave Pepler is married with children. The veteran lecturer’s blessing includes several grandchildren.
The South African biologist, Dave Pepler has gathered an estimated net worth of $750,000-$2,000,000.