Born in London England in 1958 he is now 58 years old, he is an adventurous person, he likes to travel to countries that are not popular to most travelers. He and his wife Mary and their two sons John and William lived in remote places in Africa for 3 years doing studies on the big apes. After
three years they went back to England and John sheared his findings of the big apes in a theses that he wrote. students who read his theses find his story fascinating and in lighting. He spend most of the summer months in Africa studding different animals with his family.