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Billy Heaney | Bio

Billy is a zoologist, wildlife presenter, filmmaker and keen paddle-boarder, who has featured on BBC Countryfile, BBC Radio 4’s Nature Table, he has been a regular presenter on Nina Constable Media's Wild World: Doorstep Discoveries, and he has teamed up with ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for Billy's Day at the Zoo LIVE.

He is also a regular guest on BBC Radio Gloucestershire talking about seasonal wildlife highlights near his home in Gloucestershire. Billy is passionate about wildlife and inspiring others to learn more about the natural world.

Billy first graduated from the University of Exeter in 2015, but stayed on to continue his Zoological studies and undertake a part time Masters by Research using remote cameras to study grey seal haul-outs in Cornwall. At the same time, he was busy presenting on NatureWatch and producing his own films. His film 'In Search of the Killer Whale' was shortlisted in the adventure category of WildFilmFest in 2017 and he featured as a presenter on 'Virtually Wild', a film following the journey of two young filmmakers as they embark on an adventure around the British Isles to film wildlife using 360  technology. 

In January 2019, Billy returned from a 3-month trip where he was exploring Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand gathering material for his online series 'Billy's Travels'.

Billy signed as a wildlife presenter with David Foster management in January 2019, he is the patron of the Brighton Dolphin Project and an ambassador of MARINElife, Paddle Logger and Sea Lion Boards. For media inquiries please visit David Foster Management.

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