Rebecca Lang is an Australian writer who has worked for numerous media outlets including The Canberra Times, Herald Sun, Sun Herald and The Sunday Telegraph.
She has travelled widely in her pursuit of a good story, following the trail of various extinct, rare and rumoured to exist animals including the Thylacine, Orang pendek and Australian big cat.
She is the co-author with Michael Williams of Australian Big Cats: An Unnatural History of Panthers (Strange Nation 2010), which pieced together the legend of Australia's mysterious 'black panther', and co-wrote the foreword for the cult classic Savage Shadow: The Search for the Australian Cougar (Strange Nation 2011). Most recently she edited the thought-provoking The Tasmanian Tiger: Extinct or Extant? (Strange Nation 2014).