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Erin O'Brien

Erin Katie is a biologist from the Northern Territory Australia. Having grown up in remote parts of the country such as the Kimberley and Central Australia where she developed a curiosity for landscapes, ecology and particularly the wildlife.

After completing an environmental science degree Erin assisted on various wildlife projects, from sea turtles and native fauna surveys to counting crocodiles. She has worked for the Northern Territory as a wildlife ranger and crocodile catcher. She has a keen interest in history, both natural history and human history, landscapes and wildlife, and is an avid birder.

Erin started working as a naturalist on expedition in 2014, and has worked around Australia including the Kimberley, and overseas including Southeast Asia, Melanesia, New Zealand and Antarctica.