BOOK LAUNCH: Wednesday 9th December, 6 – 8pm
Join us at Wild Island Tasmania for an evening of ‘all things platypus’. We are hosting the launch one of the most comprehensive books produced to date in relation to arguably the world’s most peculiar animal.
Platypus: World’s Strangest Animal has been written, compiled, and photographed by Elizabeth Parer-Cook and David Parer, Emmy award-winning wildlife filmmakers, who previously worked with the ABC Natural History Unit for 35 years until it closed in 2008.
The book incorporates up-to-date scientific knowledge about the platypus, as well as fresh new photographs of the animal’s unique behaviour. Featured are extremely rare images of baby platypus interacting with their mother, as well as mesmerising photographs of pairs courting in the wild.