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William Beebe

William Beebe in British Guiana in 1917
Born Charles William Beebe
(1877-07-29)July 29, 1877
Brooklyn, New York
Died June 4, 1962(1962-06-04) (aged 84)
Trinidad
Nationality American
Fields Naturalist
Known for His deep dives in the Bathysphere; his monograph on pheasants, and numerous books on natural history
Notable awards Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal (1918)
Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire Medal (1921)[1]
John Burroughs Medal (1926)
Theodore Roosevelt Distinguished Service Medal (1953)

The longer we were in it, the smaller it seemed to get.
To be a naturalist is better than to be a king.