Forrest Galante is synonymous with the natural world, wilderness survival and wildlife expertise. Growing up in Harare, Zimbabwe, Forrest harvested a love and deep connection with nature that set him on his path in life. After political unrest forced his family to move back to California, Forrest's love with nature deepened.
In December 2013, Forrest Galante spent 21 relentless days in the Panamanian jungle as a participant on Discovery Channel's program 'Naked and Afraid.' The cast began to follow his lead as Galante's skills set him apart. This was the public's first encounter to the naturalist Forrest Galante. He is now the host of Animal Planet's top program 'Extinct or Alive,' where he utilizes his unique skill-set scouring for evidence that animals once deemed extinct may still be out there. Galante considers this the most detrimental television work he has ever been a part of, as it combines conservation with education and wildlife with adventure. It's his undeniable dedication to the wild parts of the world we live in that draws us to this adventourous man.Forrest Galante
At 14, Forrest Galante was the youngest person ever to head a multi-national canoe safari down the Zambezi River. And this is just one of the many examples of his early expeditions. Galante is truly passionate about education and helping people save our most valuable resource-our planet. His expertise with wildlife and his scientific background are assets to biological groups world-wide as he usually seeks to partner with local groups exploring remote regions. As a conservation expert, Forrest attempts to leave a positive, biological impact no matter if he's searching for whale sharks in Australia or Komodo dragons in Indonesia.
In December 2013, Forrest Galante spent 21 demanding days in the Panamanian jungle as a participant on Discovery Channel's show 'Naked and Afraid.' The cast began to follow his lead as Forrest's skills shone. This was the public's introduction to the adventurist Forrest Galante. He now hosts Animal Planet's hit show 'Extinct or Alive,' where he uses his unique set of skills to search for evidence that animals declared extinct may still be in the wild. Forrest deems this the most detrimental television work he has ever done, as it partners conservation with education and adventure with wildlife. It's his undeniable dedication to the wild aspects of the earth we live on that attracts us to this incredible individual.forrest galante