Alan Don is a retired national parks and wildlife officer and forester who worked in Central and Southern Queensland. Alan has travelled with interNATIONAL PARKtours in Japan, South America, Madagascar, Singapore and Australia. He has cycle toured around eastern Canada, and also travelled in Indonesia, Ireland, Namibia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. He is now a volunteer guide at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, and spends two months a year caretaking a colony of endangered mammals in western Queensland. Alan is a long-time field naturalist and amateur photographer.