Biography for Suryia Swims! : The True Story of How an Orangutan Learned to Swim
Bhagavan "Doc" Antle is the founder and director of T.I.G.E.R.S. (The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species) and the RSF (Rare Species Fund). He is widely recognized as one of the foremost animal trainers in the world.
Thea Feldman has written and edited many popular children's books. She has also worked at the Wildlife Conservation Society, where she wrote about the animals in the Society's five urban wildlife parks in New York City.
Barry Bland started his photographic career as a sports photographer and now specializes in animal-based editorial features. His work has been published in hundreds of national newspapers and magazines around the world.