Born in France to the acclaimed artist Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Cyril Christo is a photographer, filmmaker, writer, and animal rights activist. Since 1996, he and his wife, Mary Wilkinson, have been engaged in creating documentary films centered around wildlife, and he has published several books of photography raising awareness on the plight of endangered animals such as leopards, lions, giraffes and elephants. His documentary films, “Lysander’s Song” and “Walking Thunder: Ode to the African Elephant” are about the interactions between humans and elephants. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.