Photo

ANI027-00372

An inland taipan (Oxyranus microlepidotus) at Reptile Gardens. This snake is the most venomous in the world.

Photo

INS002-00168

A pleasing fungus beetle (Megalodacne fasciata) at the Insectarium in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Photo

ANI062-00510

An African civet (Civettictis civetta) at Park Assango, managed by ONG Animal’s World in Libreville, Gabon.

Photo

ANI023-00229

The endangered Florida Key deer’s cause wasn’t helped when developers found a loophole and put a housing development inside the Florida Key Deer NWR. The deer are hit and killed by motorists faster than they can reproduce.

Photo

ANI023-00228

The endangered Florida Key deer’s cause wasn’t helped when developers found a loophole and put a housing development inside the Florida Key Deer NWR. The deer are hit and killed by motorists faster than they can reproduce.

Photo

BIR037-00117

A red fan parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus) at the Houston Zoo.

Photo

BIR016-00041

A roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. .

Photo

ANI084-00301

Damaraland mole rats (Fukomys damarensis) at the Houston Zoo. These burrowing rodents from sub-Saharan Africa are one of only two known eusocial mammals.

Photo

ANI012-00055

A mouse opossum (Thylamys elegans) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.

Photo

ANI051-00033

Bilby (Macrotis lagotis), a vulnerable Australian mammal.

Photo

ANI051-00032

Bilby (Macrotis lagotis), a vulnerable Australian mammal.

Photo

BIR057-00136

An Egyptian Plover (Pluvianus aegyptius) at the Tulsa Zoo.

Photo

BIR039-00049

Various finches including two blue-headed cordon-bleus (Uraeginthus cyanocephala), a lavender waxbill (Estrilda caerulescens), a red-headed Finch (Amadina erythrocephala) and a red-billed firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala) at the Tulsa Zoo.

Photo

BIR039-00047

Various finches including a blue-headed cordon-bleu (Uraeginthus cyanocephala), a lavender waxbill (Estrilda caerulescens), a red-headed Finch (Amadina erythrocephala) and a white-rumped parson finch (Poephila cincta cincta) at the Tulsa Zoo.

Photo

BIR057-00139

A male summer tanager (Piranga rubra) at the Tulsa Zoo.

Photo

BIR057-00140

A male summer tanager (Piranga rubra) at the Tulsa Zoo.

Photo

BIR057-00141

A male summer tanager (Piranga rubra) at the Tulsa Zoo.

Photo

BIR002-00106

A golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) named Zephyr at the Point Defiance Zoo.

Photo

ANI075-00023

A Bermuda diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin). This may soon be designated as a separate subspecies or even a full species, and was photographed at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo.

Photo

BIR005-00028

Golden pheasants (Chrysolophus pictus) at the Bramble Park Zoo.

Photo

ANI024-00260

A mata mata turtle (Chelus fimbriatus) at Zoo Atlanta.

Photo

ANI102-00461

A Mangrove salt marsh snake (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda) at a private collection.

Photo

ANI102-00460

A Mangrove salt marsh snake (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda) at a private collection.

Photo

ANI013-00242

A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

Photo

ANI013-00241

A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

Photo

ANI013-00240

A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

Photo

ANI013-00238

A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

Photo

ANI013-00239

A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

Photo

ANI080-00071

A critically endangered Kleinmann’s tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni) egg and baby at the Woodland Park Zoo.

Photo

ANI024-00272

Blanding’s turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) at the Toledo Zoo.

Photo

ANI062-00045

An Egyptian fruit bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.

Photo

ANI109-00244

An Angel Island chuckwalla also known as a spiny chuckwalla (Sauromalus hispidus) at the Houston Zoo.

Photo

ANI109-00243

An Angel Island chuckwalla also known as a spiny chuckwalla (Sauromalus hispidus) at the Houston Zoo.

Photo

ANI109-00245

An Angel Island chuckwalla also known as a spiny chuckwalla (Sauromalus hispidus) at the Houston Zoo.

Photo: Julie Jensen Director of Marketing | WVC O: 866.800.7326 | D: 702.443.9249 | E: j.jensen@wvc.org

Speaking Engagements

Joel is a popular keynote speaker with conservation, corporate, and civic groups.

Hire him to entertain and inspire your audience.

Book Joel To Speak

The Photo Ark

Joel is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document every species in captivity before it’s too late.

Explore the Photo Ark

Visit Our Store

Every purchase goes directly to support our mission: getting the public to care and helping to save species from extinction.

Help Us Build the Ark