Big thank you from

Steve Leonard

Steve LeonardTELEVISON presenter Steve Leonard, 36, recently visited Ballycarrickmaddy Primary School where two of his cousins are pupils. He was born in Enniskillen but now lives in Cheshire. Steve graduated as a vet and appeared on the programme 'Vets in Practice'. Since then he has presented numerous natural history/wildlife programmes from around the world while still practicing as a vet.

What do you like doing on your day off?
Mountain biking and gardening.

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?
Vegetarian sushi or eggs, beans and chips, in Beanmans Café, 2.5 miles from my house because it's a place where everyone knows your name.

What has been your proudest moment?
Passing my veterinary exams

What was the most frightening moment of your life?
Walking into an enclosure of fully grown lions in Johnannesburg.

How would you describe your taste in clothes?

What would you do if you won a million pounds?
Buy a second motorbike, give some to my mum and the Borneo Orangutan Survival Project.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
Getting my first diagnosis as a vet wrong in front of camera.

What music do you like?
U2, 4 Vets and a Blacksmith.

What sports person do you most admire?
Former rugby player Keith Wood.

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?
Diving with sharks in South Africa. My dream holiday would be to go to the moon.

What is your greatest remaining ambition?
To be still practicing as a vet when I am 65 years old.

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?
Kelly Brooke

If you were stranded on a desert island what three things would you want with you?
Laptop, Mountain bike, Leatherman and Wave Multitool.

Favourite things
Car Landrover
Film Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Comedian Eddie Izzard
CD Joshua Tree
Book Life on Air by David Attenborough
Actor George Clooney
Actress Michelle Pfieffer

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