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Dan Riskin

Dan Riskin, PhD, is a television personality, scientist, and author. He is best known in Canada as the co-host of Discovery's flagship science program, Daily Planet, and elsewhere as the host of Animal Planet's hugely successful show about parasites, Monsters Inside Me. He is passionate about wildlife, especially the underappreciated creatures that he thinks deserve a closer look. He has studied his favourite creatures, bats, all over the world, and is an authority on their biomechanics. Dan's first popular book, Mother Nature is Trying to Kill You was a Canadian bestseller.
Here's what travellers are saying about Dan:

"Dan and [his wife] Shelby were wonderful leaders. We were fortunate to have two such knowledgeable, personable, and enthusiastic guides." - Joan S., Borneo 2018
"Very personable and considerate. He was entertaining and informative." - Patricia L., Borneo 2018  

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