April 21, 1973 (50)
Steve Backshall is a British naturalist, author, and television presenter who specializes in wildlife and adventure. He has written about his adventures for various newspapers and magazines, and has published several books on the topic of wildlife. His work as a television presenter began with the series Deadly 60 for BBC One. Since then he has presented programs such as Meet the Hedgehogs (for Channel 5), Swimming with Monsters (for Discovery Channel), and Tiger Wars (for ITV). He has also written several fiction novels, including The Falcon Chronicles and Shark Seas. His work continues to focus on inspiring people to explore nature and make a difference in conserving the planet. He regularly works with organisations such as UNESCO, UN Environment Programme and World Land Trust, in order to further these goals.