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Dr Bryan Grieg Fry: venomologist, action man, death defier

December 27th, 2015

Episode 952 of 1853 episodes

Dr Bryan Grieg Fry, aka the Venom Doc, is a renowned venomologist who only researches venom he has collected himself... from snakes, spiders, octopuses and even jellyfish... which may be why he's been bitten by more than 26 venomous snakes, stung by three stingray and nearly died from a scorpion sting. Venom Doc is his new memoir, which charts his action-packed life so far and which he describes as 'like David Attenborough on acid'.

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