Bestselling author and photographer Traer Scott captures the magic and wonder of a young animal's first weeks of life in this heartwarming collection of photographs. Featuring portraits of more than 30 baby animals, Wild Babies provides a glimpse into the rarely seen world of newborn creatures. From rambunctious little kangaroos and fluffy fox cubs to a wide-eyed elephant seal pup and a tiny painted turtle, these playful images are paired with engaging text that highlights the remarkable moments in wild infants' first days as they learn to eat, walk, swim and fly. Animal lovers will delight in these close-up shots and fun trivia celebrating the unique personalities of irresistibly cute creatures navigating their way out into the world for the very first time.
Traer Scott is the bestselling author of Shelter Dogs (2006), Street Dogs (2007), Wild Horses; Endangered Beauty (2008), and Newborn Puppies (Chronicle, S13). Scott's work has been featured in Life, Vogue, People, O and dozens of other major national and international publications. Recent solo exhibitions of her work have been held in New York, Providence and Tokyo. Scott was the recipient of the 2008 Helen Woodward Humane Award for animal welfare activism, the 2010 Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Photography Fellowship Grant, and the 2011 Critical Mass Photographer's Showcase Award. Scott resides in Providence, Rhode Island, where she also teaches photography at Rhode Island School of Design.