Kåre Elgmork

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Kåre Elgmork (7 December 1924 – 19 November 2011) was a Norwegian zoologist.

He was born in Hønefoss. He took the dr.philos. degree in 1959, was appointed as a docent at the University of Oslo in 1964 and promoted to professor in 1985. His special fields were freshwater ecology, later the study of bears of Norway. He was a fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters since 1986 and was decorated as a Knight of the Order of St. Olav. He died in November 2011 in Bærum,[1] having resided at Ringstabekk.[2]


  1. ^ "Kåre Elgmork". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 16 July 2009.
  2. ^ "85 år 7. desember: Professor emeritus Kåre Elgmork" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 20 November 2009.