Dr. Michelle Campbell is a zoo and wildlife veterinarian currently based in rural Australia who is passionate about animal welfare, preserving the environment and promoting tolerance amongst people of all backgrounds and abilities. She has been married to Andy for seven years and is mother to four-year-old Fraser, who has a rare chromosomal disorder. She enjoys reading, writing, travelling to remote places and spending time in the great outdoors. In recent years she has been simultaneously dealing with the loss of a child, caring for a partner with leukaemia and advocating for her profoundly disabled son.