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Tani Cooper
Tani Cooper
Spatial Officer
Special skills / qualifications
Masters in Geographic Information Science; BSc (Hons) in Zoology.
What did you do before AWC?
I was a Senior GIS Officer at a consultancy. Prior to that I worked as an Ecological Consultant and a Research Assistant at a university.
Favourite animal protected by AWC
I have a soft spot for the smaller dasyurids such as dunnarts and antechinus.
Favourite place on an AWC sanctuary
No favourite yet; I'm still exploring.
Top three animals you would like to see (or have seen) in the wild
Marsupial Mole, Honey Possum and Dasyurid species.
If you could visit any three places on the planet
Bushwalking in New Zealand, and exploring remote areas of Australia.
Other interesting stuff
I love bush-walking and have a Bush-walking and Mountain-craft Leadership Certificate. Rogaining (cross-country navigation) is also an interest of mine.