George McGavin fell in love with the wildlife around him at an early age and has spent a
lifetime observing the wonderful world of animals. Raised in Scotland, he went
on to spend most of his life impassioning students through teaching at Oxford
University and travelling around the globe on missions to discover new species
and explore untouched wilderness. He now turns his hand to presenting natural
history documentaries, a career he describes as his ‘dream job’.
an impressive academic history and a passion for all animal species, George has
written several books and regularly speaks to audiences about insects, ecology,
evolution, conservation and exploration.
is a champion of insects as a food source, claiming they’re just like ‘flying
prawns’. He has had several insects named in his honour and hopes that they