Suns Out, Squamata Out

Dr Sophie Cross

Researcher and Wildlife Photographer

Amazing camouflage of the thorny devil (Moloch horridus)

The Reptile Nerd

Thanks for visiting my site! I’m a behavioural and restoration ecology researcher with a particular love of all things reptilian. I’m an avid wildlife photographer and on this site you’ll find photos from field trips and information on my research and current projects.

Latest News

You can check out my research and photography here, or have a look at some of the latest news below!

The Conversation

I walked 1200km in the outback to track huge lizards. Here’s what I found

ABC Nightlife

I chatted with ABC Nightlife about animals and conservation on mine sites (skip to 1:20:20)

New Publication!

We tracked Australia’s largest lizard species to understand the success of restoration

Dr Sophie Cross

PhD, BSc Wildlife Management (Hons)