Lucy Cooke


Lucy Cooke zoologist, broadcaster, author & founder Sloth Appreciation Society.

Lucy Cooke is an award-winning television producer and presenter (BBC, Netflix, Nat Geo, Discovery & PBS) best-selling author and National Geographic explorer with a Masters in zoology from Oxford university.

‘The rising star of natural history…is she the new David Attenborough?’

The Times


The Unexpected Truth About Animals

Explores and explodes our biggest myths and misconceptions about animals from Aristotle to Disney. After reading, you’ll hopefully never think about hyenas, penguins or pandas in quite the same way again.

A Little Book of Sloth

Cozy up with adorable baby sloths in this irresistible photographic picture book. Hang around just like a sloth and get to know the delightful residents of the Avarios Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica, the world’s largest sloth orphanage.

TV & Radio

Curious Creatures

Kate Humble hosts this new quiz show for BBC2 delving into the strangest corners of the animal kingdom. Take a walk on the wild side with Kate, team captains Chris Packham and Lucy Cooke and the BBC wildlife experts!


Lucy returns as a roving reporter on Springwatch 2019

Amazing Animal Births

6 part series for ITV : Naïve, small, fragile and fumbling their way into the world for the first time, nothing tugs at the heartstrings like an innocent, new-born animal.


Lucy to speak at TED WOMEN 2018

Explorer and zoologist Lucy Cooke is on a one-woman crusade to champion ugly and unloved creatures so vital to Earth’s biodiversity.

“One of the highlights of our summer programme of talks at festivals – Lucy brilliantly mixes information, gags and really cute pictures to create a fantastically entertaining and interesting lecture” Tom Hodgkinson, founder of the Idler Academy.


Slothville - Official Headquarters of the Sloth Appreciation Society

As the home of the SLOTH APPRECIATION SOCIETY, Slothville is the place to slow down, chill out and celebrate one of nature’s most remarkable creatures: the sloth.

We humans could learn a thing or two from them – when you’re feeling overwhelmed by your to-do list, let these sweet, sleepy mammals remind you to take a moment to slow down and smell the flowers.

If you love sloths then please join this slow movement by signing up to join the Sloth Appreciation Society here at Slothville. You will receive your very own Sloth Appreciation Society certificate and poster so you can start spreading the sloth love immediately.


Live & Booking Enquiries

General Info

TV & Radio Agent

Jo Sarsby at Jo Sarsby Management

+44 (0) 117 927 9423

Literary Agent

Will Francis at Janklow & Nesbitt (UK)

Sloth Related & Photo Usage

Slothville HQ