Jessica Groenendijk is a Dutch biologist and nature writer, based in Peru. Her work in conservation has taken her from monitoring the charismatic and irrepressible giant otter in the Amazon rainforest to helping to protect endangered black rhinos in Zambia. She is currently the Communications Coordinator of the Cocha Cashu Biological Station in Manu National Park, for San Diego Zoo Global. Jessica has been published in BBC Wildlife Magazine, Africa Geographic, Earth Island Journal, The Island Review, Sevenseas, and Zoomorphic, amongst others, and is the co-author of All Things Breathe Alike. Her latest book, on giant otters and their conservation, will be published in February 2019.