Lucy Cooke

zoologist, author and filmmaker

Lucy Cooke is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and best-selling author with a Masters in zoology from Oxford university (where she was tutored by Richard Dawkins). Lucy has written, produced and presented natural history programmes for BBC, PBS, Animal Planet and National Geographic Wild (‘Freaks and Creeps’). Her ‘Meet the Sloths’ documentary (Animal Planet) won the coveted Panda popular documentary award at Wildscreen 2014 and went on to become a major international series for Discovery International. Lucy’s love of sloths led her to found the Sloth Appreciation Society which now has over 10,000 members and over 60,000 avid followers. Lucy’s viral sloth videos have featured on every show from Ellen to John Oliver and earned her the reputation of ‘the Steven Spielberg of sloth filmmaking’ (the Atlantic). Her first book, A Little Book of Sloth, was a New York Times best-seller.

Lucy Cooke is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and best-selling author with a Masters in zoology from Oxford university (where she was tutored by Richard Dawkins). Lucy has written, produced and presented natural history programmes for BBC, PBS, Animal Planet and National Geographic Wild (‘Freaks and Creeps’). Her ‘Meet the Sloths’ documentary (Animal Planet) won the coveted Panda popular documentary award at Wildscreen 2014 and went on to become a major international series for Discovery International. Lucy’s love of sloths led her to found the Sloth Appreciation Society which now has over 10,000 members and over 60,000 avid followers. Lucy’s viral sloth videos have featured on every show from Ellen to John Oliver and earned her the reputation of ‘the Steven Spielberg of sloth filmmaking’ (the Atlantic). Her first book, A Little Book of Sloth, was a New York Times best-seller.

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Lectures

10.30.2018 (1:23:36)

Saving Nature, Saving Ourselves