Paul Steyn

Paul Steyn is a journalist from South Africa and regular contributor to National Geographic. Having guided throughout Africa for some years, he went on to edit a prominent science and travel magazine and now focuses on writing, travel, and photography.

He specializes in covering science, exploration, archaeology, and wildlife stories. In 2016, he accompanied the Great Elephant Census team in Tanzania and broke the groundbreaking results of the census on National Geographic. He’s covered numerous stories about the global wildlife trade, and regularly writes about free diving and exploring the rich marine ecosystems near his home in Cape Town.

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