My first book entitled The Traveling Vet, From Pets to Pandas, My life in animals is a fun, educational, entertaining, sometimes moving account of twenty of the most iconic species that I have been privileged to work with in my career including my experience advising for Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom.
At the end of each chapter there is a brief fact sheet highlighting interesting information about the species mentioned and related conservation concerns.
He's treated everything from guinea pigs to giraffes, everywhere from the Cotswolds to China. He was also the veterinary advisor for Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom. In his new book, The Travelling Vet, he introduces some of his favourite patients.
Jonathan speaks to Radio New Zealand about his adventures.
Jonathan talks to Bernie Keith on BBC radio Northampton about his new book 'The Travelling Vet'.
"I am waiting for Jonathan Cranston to finish pre-hibernation checks on a family tortoise at his veterinary practice in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. There are orderly shelves of fish food and dog chew-toys, not to mention leaflets about canine bad breath, in the reception area. A dalmatian comes in, sniffs the surgical air, then sits and waits patiently for a jab. Such is the gentle caseload of a vet working on the edge of the Cotswolds."
Jonathan was interviewed on numerous BBC radio shows the week Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was released in the UK. Listen to the interviews below:
"General practitioner Jonathan Cranston thought he had treated every large animal possible while working with wildlife vets in South Africa – from lions and elephants, to crocodiles and giraffes. But all that changed when his name was put forward to become veterinary advisor on the latest instalment in the Jurassic Park film franchise, released today (6 June)."
"...Bayona’s early superfandom means that Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has more dinosaurs than any previous instalment and features the franchise’s most dangerous beastie to date. The indoraptor was designed in consultation with Jonathan Cranston, an English veterinary surgeon with experience with wildlife in South Africa.."
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