VIRTUAL: Danielle Clode at Hudson Library [1/23]

The Hudson Library will be hosting biologist Danielle Clode on January 23 at 7pm. Clode will be discussing her new book, Koala: A Natural History and an Uncertain Future.

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Australian biologist, Danielle Clode will discuss her new book, Koala: A Natural History and an Uncertain Future. Sharing the latest scientific insights and myth-busting facts, Koala takes readers up into the trees to reveal the truth about this extraordinary animal and what must be done to ensure its survival.  

Despite their iconic status and celebrity, koalas remain something of a mystery. Clode delves into the world of koalas to discover what’s behind the sweet face on thousands of postcards. From their megafaunal ancestors and the effects of colonization to the devastating Australian bushfires of 2019–2020, Clode tells the story of koalas and explores their complex relationship with humans. Sharing the latest scientific insights and myth-busting facts, Koala takes readers up into the trees to reveal the truth about this extraordinary animal and what must be done to ensure its survival. 

Danielle Clode is a biologist and natural history author. Her books include Killers in Eden, which was made into an award-winning documentary; Voyage to the South Seas, which won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Non-fiction; and The Wasp and the Orchid, which was shortlisted for National Biography Award.  

Event date: 
Monday, January 23, 2023 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
96 Library St
Hudson, OH 44236
Koala: A Natural History and an Uncertain Future By Danielle Clode Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324036838
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 17th, 2023

An Australian biologist delves into the extraordinary world of koalas, from their ancient ancestors to the current threats to their survival.

Koalas regularly appeared in Australian biologist Danielle Clode’s backyard, but it was only when a bushfire threatened that she truly paid them attention. She soon realized how much she had to learn about these complex and mysterious animals.


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