Currently Riding in the Ford Explorer XLTDr. Alan Grant played by Sam Neill (The Piano, Dead Calm). A key figure in the Jurassic Franchise and an expert renowned in his field of Paleontology. He along with his girlfriend Dr. Ellie Sattler, is convinced by John Hammond (Founder of InGen) to take a tour of this preserve and later to endorse the park itself. In shock and amazement of discovering that InGen had successfully cloned dinosaurs, he quickly found out the dangers of what man could do. Mayhem struck when the dinosaurs escaped and while Alan, who had disliked children, found himself becoming the father figure and hero for Lex & Tim. He grew a better understanding not just for children but for what the consequences for tampering with nature could behold.