Born:May 25, 1939 in Moscow
University Degrees : Dr.Sc. (biology); Prof.
1967 : I graduated from the Chair of Vertebrate Zoology of the Biological faculty of the Moscow Lomonosov State University.
Since 1967 to 1990 : i have worked as a researcher at the Vertebrate Zoology Chair, Biology department, Moscow University.
My main scientific interests are connected with studying ecology, behaviour, systematic and biogeography of the land mammals. I have published 200 scientific works, 3 monographs included. On my initiative and with my active participation in field conditions a unique collection of mammals' sound signals was made on the territories of the Soviet Union and Mongolia. In 1990 I was elected as a People's deputy of the USSR. Worked as a Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Nature Protected Areas of the Committee on Ecology of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.