Koala Hospital Wildlife Rescue: Suzi Estzerhas
Suzi Eszterhas is the author/photographer of the Wildlife Rescue book series. She is a wildlife photographer who documents wildlife rescue operations as well as wild animals in their natural habitats. Her work is published in books, magazines, and newspapers all over the world, including Ranger Rick, National Geographic Kids, Smithsonian, TIME, and BBC Wildlife.
Based in Petaluma, California, Suzi spends many months of the year in the field, photographing wildlife from the poles to the tropics. She is a passionate conservationist and helps raise money and awareness for several wildlife organizations worldwide. These photos are from her new picture book, Koala Hospital (Wildlife Rescue)
Suzi Eszterhas is an award-winning wildlife photographer best known for her work documenting newborn animals and family life in the wild. Suzi’s unique ability to earn the trust of her subject leads to touching imagery including groundbreaking work with tiger cubs at a den in India, newborn cheetahs on the African savanna, and brown bear cubs seeing the world for the first time in the Alaskan wilderness. Her photographs have been published in over 100 magazine cover and feature stories in publications such as TIME, Smithsonian, BBC Wildlife, GEO, Popular Photography, Ranger Rick, and National Geographic Kids.
Suzi has won awards in many competitions including the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, National Wildlife Photo Contest, and Environmental Photographer of the Year Competition. She now serves as the jury chair for the prestigious Big Picture Natural World Photography Competition.
As an author, Suzi has nine books in print with another four in progress. A Future for Cheetahs, created in collaboration with Dr. Laurie Marker, is an intimate portrait of the cheetah’s life and its race against extinction. Suzi’s series of children’s books, Eye on the Wild, follows the lives of wild baby animals from birth to adulthood. Her new book series, Wildlife Rescue, debuts in late 2015. Her books have been featured on GoodMorningAmerica.com and TodayShow.com.
Suzi shares her knowledge and exclusive access to incredible locations in her wildlife photography tours. She has a loyal following of photographers of all levels who join her in expeditions to Brazil, Borneo, South Africa, Australia, Indonesia, and many other exotic destinations.
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