BIOLOGIST professor Ben Garrod will be appearing on our screens with broadcaster David Attenborough for his new documentary, Attenborough and the Giant Mammoth.
Having studied zoology to a doctorate level, Ben has now gained a reputable name for himself appearing in multiple TV series and shows.
Who is Ben Garrod?
Ben is a 39-year-old English evolutionary biologist, primatologist and broadcaster.
Garrod was born in Great Yarmouth, where he lived in the Elephant and Castle pub with his parents.
He attended Anglia Ruskin University in 2005, where he gained a BSc (Hons) in Animal Behaviour.
Following on from an undergraduate degree, he went on to complete a doctorate at University College London and Zoological Society of London.
He is now a Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Science Engagement at The University of East Anglia.
As well as being a professor he delivers TEDx talks and is a regular speaker at conferences, public debates and scientific festivals, including the Cheltenham Science Festival.
Garold is also a scientific writer for The Guardian and The Conversation.
What David Attenborough shows has Ben Garrod appeared in?
This is the second time that Garrod will appear in a TV show for David Attenborough.
Garrod presented a previous series with Attenborough called Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur.
For his second collaboration with the broadcaster, he is starring in Attenborough and the Giant Mammoth Which is available to watch on BBC iPlayer from December 30, at 9pm.
The new documentary investigates the biggest discovery of Mammoth remains in Britain in nearly 20 years.
Attenborough and Garrod join a professional excavation team as they search deep into the mystery presented by these Mammoth bones and try to learn about what they could mean.
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What else has Ben Garrod appeared in?
Garrod has appeared in a number of TV shows and series including Baby Chimp Rescue, Springwatch and even his own six-part series called Secret of Bones which was aired on BBC Four.
He also has presented a number of short films for the One Show on BBC One.
One of those being called Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots with engineer Professor Danielle George MBE.