Katharina Hecker

Katharina was born in Tanzania where her father worked as a game warden. She spent her childhood Katharina Heckeraccompanying her father in his travels around the wild parts of Tanzania. After completing her schooling in Germany she returned to South Africa to settle.

An accomplished artist, Katharina is passionate about African travel and wildlife. Her special interests lie in the biology of the African rainforests, which she has visited a number of times for extended periods, finding great fascination specifically in the study of the great apes.

Her travels have taken her into Kause Bega In the DRC, Bwindi in Uganda, and to different areas in the republic of Congo. Katharina lives in Pretoria with her family where she works as a professional wildlife artist.