Dr Dino J. Martins, an entomologist and evolutionary biologist, is widely known as East Africa's 'Dudu man'. (Dudu is the Swahili word for insect.) Dr Martins holds a PhD in organismic and evolutionary biology from Harvard University. A prolific writer, he has published numerous articles in scientific, natural history, and environmental publications. He is currently Chair of the Insect committee of nature Kenya, and The east Africa natural history society, where he passionately promotes interest in the study and conservation of insects.