Meet the author
Dr Niall McCann is a National Geographic Explorer focusing on anti-poaching and the illegal wildlife trade, with ongoing projects in Africa and Latin America. Niall is a seasoned explorer and adventurer who has rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, skied across Greenland and cycled over the Himalayas. He is also an award-winning wildlife TV presenter with shows on PBS, Nat Geo Wild, Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel, most recently with a strong focus on human-wildlife conflict. Niall is the Conservation Director for National Park Rescue, a direct-action conservation organisation protecting some of the most threatened parks in Africa. In addition to his day-to-day work with National Park Rescue, Niall lobbies the UK government to put conservation and the environment at the heart of international development, he is a Trustee of the Wallacea Trust, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and is an active member of the Brecon Mountain Rescue team.