Award-winning photojournalist Christian Ziegler specialises in natural history and scientific topics and lives in Panama. His work has been published in GEO and National Geographic, among others. A trained tropical ecologist, he was a communications staff member at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama for many years and currently works as a photographer for international projects at the Max Planck Institute for Behavioural Biology in Radolfzell on Lake Constance.