Sy Montgomery Biography
Sy Montgomery is
a naturalist, author, documentary scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes
for children as well as adults. Among her award-winning books are Journey of the Pink Dolphins, Spell of the Tiger, and Search for the Golden
Moon Bear. She has made four trips to Peru and Brazil to study the pink
dolphins of the Amazon; and on other expeditions, she was chased by an angry
silverback gorilla in Zaire; bitten by a vampire bat in Costa Rica; undressed by
an orangutan in Borneo; and hunted by a tiger in India. She also worked in a pit
crawling with eighteen thousand snakes in Manitoba; handled a wild tarantula in
French Guiana; and swam with piranhas, electric eels, and dolphins in the
Amazon. She lives in New Hampshire.
This biography was last updated on 07/08/2011.
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