‘The unsung heroes of Australian fauna’: how quolls can help us understand the modern world

‘The unsung heroes of Australian fauna’: how quolls can help us understand the modern world

For author Harry Saddler, a small Australian mammal has become the catalyst for larger questions about colonisation, parenthood and climate crisis

All Harry Saddler really wanted to do was to see a quoll in the wild.

It was November 2019, and the Melbourne-based author was enjoying a surprise publishing success: his small book, The Eastern Curlew, a telling of the extraordinary migration of Australia’s largest shorebird, had sold through its hardcover print run, opening a new niche in Australia for natural history writing.

Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

EnvironFriend

FREE
VIEW