She consults on film and television projects, most
recently a two-hour documentary on gorillas for the
A&E channel. Croke is the author of "The Modern
Ark: The Story of Zoos-Past, Present and Future,"
and has also written for Time, People, The
Washington Post, Popular Science, O, The Oprah
Magazine, Gourmet, National Wildlife, Discover,
International Wildlife, The London Sunday
Telegraph, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Since Focus Features bought the movie rights to
THE LADY AND THE PANDA, Vicki has suffered a few
delusions of grandeur. She is working on a
screenplay -- a thriller set in the animal world --
that needs a little more thrill.
Vicki Constantine Croke
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pets and wildlife for more than two decades -- and,
obviously, has been having a good time doing it.

Now writing regularly on animal issues for
Prevention magazine, she previously wrote the
"Animal Beat" column for The Boston Globe for 13
years. A former writer and producer for CNN, she
has been a contributing reporter for the National
Public Radio environment show Living on Earth
covering everything from gorilla conservation to a
coyote vasectomy.