Larry Vogelnest graduated from the University of Sydney in 1984. He has worked as a zoo and wildlife veterinarian with the Taronga Conservation Society Australia since 1990 and has been Senior Veterinarian at Taronga Zoo since 1994. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Zoo Medicine. He is Principal Editor of Medicine of Australian Mammals, CSIRO Publishing (2008) and author and co-author on several chapters. He is Principal Author of Radiology of Australian Mammals, CSIRO Publishing (2015). In 2009 he was awarded an Australian Public Service Medal for his contribution to conservation medicine and service to the Taronga Conservation Society Australia.