Three king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) on South Georgia Island.
A king penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) rookery from South Georgia Island’s St. Andrews Bay. Shown is one of the largest king penguin colonies in the world at 100,000 nesting pairs.
A radio-collared lioness and her cub wake up at dusk on their treetop perch in the Ishasha section of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
The opening spread of the Albertine Rift article, from the November, 2011 issue of National Geographic magazine
Approximately 500 wild horses (Equus ferus) at the Triple U Bison Ranch near Fort Pierre, South Dakota.
A brownbelly leaf frog (Phyllomedusa tarsius) collected near Pilalo, Ecuador.
American goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) feed at Waveland Farm near Walton, Nebraska.
A moose (Alces americanus) crosses the Kukpuk River on Alaska’s North Slope.
A marsupial frog (Gastrotheca cuencana) at a captive breeding facility in Ecuador. Formerly known as Azuay marsupial frog (Gastrotheca litonedis).
A meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus pennsylvanicus) from Watertown, New York.
A rodent native to the cloud forest.
A diamondback water snake (Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer) tries to swallow a catfish at Bayou De View in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas.
A Wyoming toad (Anaxyrus baxteri or Bufo baxteri) at the Omaha Zoo. (IUCN: Extinct in the wild; US: Endangered)
An adult female wolf spider (Hogna helluo).
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