Lee K. Curtis is the author of the Whitley award winning Wallabies, Wombats and Other Mammals of Australia. She is a freelance journalist and copywriter who is passionate about Australia's natural environment and wildlife. Andrew J. Dennis has a PhD in tropical ecology and has conducted research through JCU, QPWS, CSIRO and the EarthWatch Institute. Keith R. McDonald has worked in Queensland government conservation agencies for the last 40 years. Peter M. Kyne has a background in the biology, fisheries and conservation of chondrichthyan fishes (sharks, rays, skates and chimaeras). Stephen Debus has studied or observed all 24 of Australia's resident raptor species during the past 40 years, almost half of them intensively and some over many years. Awarded BirdLife Australia's D.L. Serventy Medal for ornithological publication, his many works include the definitive field guide to this difficult group of birds. Other books by Stephen Debus include Australian Birds of Prey in Flight (co-author, 2019) and Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds (2017).