Loch Ness Monster
He is also remembered for giving the scientific name of Nessiteras rhombopteryx (based on a blurred underwater photograph of a supposed fin) to the Loch Ness Monster so that it could be registered as an endangered species. Biography
Scott was born in London the only child of Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott and sculptor Kathleen Bruce. Television documentaries
In June 2004 Scott and Sir David Attenborough were jointly profiled in the second of a three part BBC Two series The Way We Went Wild about television wildlife presenters and were described as being largely responsible for the way that the British and much of the world views wildlife.
He received the WWF Gold Medal and the J. Paul Getty Prize for his work. Sir Peter Markham Scott CH CBE DSC and Bar MID FRS FZS (14 September 1909 – 29 August 1989) was a British ornithologist conservationist painter naval officer and sportsman.