Naturalists for a day, dozens of children who live on Mount Gorongosa bring E. O. Wilson sandwich bags full of specimens to identify during the bioblitz. Mostly they find insects. Most of the big animals are gone from the mountain.
A brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), covered with oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill, on Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. The bird was taken to a rehab center.