About the Author

Heidi de Maine is a qualified Marine Biologist with many years’ experience working with animals. She has volunteered at animal facilities such as the Gerald Durrell Wildlife Trust (Jersey Zoo) and the SPCA, has worked in aquariums and has children and education as her focus. Growing up in South Africa gave her an appreciation for wildlife, and living inland gave her the yearning for the sea. Now she lives at the coast and loves sharing her knowledge of the marine environment whilst studying toward her Masters Degree.