Knut Schmidt-Nielsen and the camel statue

J. B. Duke Professor of Biology

Active years

1952 - 1996


BS Oslo, PhD Copenhagen

Considered the "father of comparative physiology and integrative biology." He studied animals from extreme environments, including the camel. Commemorated by a bronze statue on west campus, immediately south of the Biology building. His memoirs were titled  "The Camel's Nose."

Knut Schmidt-Nielsen

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