Our Planet's Leading Champion!

Forrest Galante is a person synonymous with nature conservation, outdoor survival and wildlife expertise. Growing up in Harare, Zimbabwe, Forrest harvested a love and deep connection with nature and animals that set him on his path in life. After political unrest forced his family to move back to California, Forrest's love with the outdoors deepened.

Galante was a participant on Discovery Channel's show 'Naked and Afraid' in the winter of 2013, where he spent 21 days in the jungles of Panama. He was considered the leader of the group by the cast, and not only survived, but thrived. This was the public's introduction to the explorer Forrest Galante. He now hosts Animal Planet's hit show 'Extinct or Alive,' where he uses his unique set of skills scouring for evidence that animals once declared extinct may still be out there. Galante considers this the most detrimental television work he has ever done, because it combines education with conservation and nature with exploration. It's his undeniable dedication to the natural parts of the planet we live on that attracts us to this impressive man.

Forrest Galante