He’s a dyslexic martial artist and former doorman who went on to become one of Wales’ leading animal authorities. And here TV star Dr Rhys Jones will tell you why he’s using his skills to take on the perpetrators of wildlife crime at home

Whether you’re a 9ft-long boa constrictor loose in a flat in Cowbridge or an aggressive drunk reveller kicking off because you can’t get into a nightclub, Dr Rhys Jones knows how to deal with you.

The resident BBC One Wales wildlife adventurer, who’s back on the channel with a new series of Rhys To The Rescue, says that 10 years spent working as a bouncer in Cardiff stood him in good stead during his later career as one of this country’s leading animal experts.