Author(s): Richard Fitzpatrick
Killer tales from the deep from an award-winning cinematographer and marine biologist Ever wondered what it would be like to be up close and personal with a constipated shark? Thought about keeping a great white as a pet? Or fantasised about naming a deadly animal after your ex? Richard 'Shark Tracker' Fitzpatrick, who wrangles sharks and other deadly marine creatures for a living, has done all this and more. From the Great Barrier Reef to the murky depths of the Amazon, Fitzpatrick shares his real-life experiences with creatures of the deep - from tagging sharks to witnessing sea horses giving birth. A mixture of mind-boggling stories and science provides an intimate insight into marine life and the conservation issues at stake.
Richard Fitzpatrick is a marine biologist and Emmy Award-winning cinematographer. He has shot more than 50 documentaries for the BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel including David Attenborough's new series on the Great Barrier Reef.