Gray fox in the Atacama Desert in Chile.
A biologist lifts rocks hunting for snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.
Two biologists catch snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.
Hot breath of active volcanoes rises from roiling thermal pool fields in Chile’s Atacama desert.
Two tourist are transfixed by the otherworldly terrain of the Valley of the Moon in Chile’s Atacama desert.
The desert dwarfs the one road from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama.
Aymara woman with her llama herd on the desolate landscape of the high Chilean Atacama desert.
Miners masked against sun and cold carve up the land in search of borax in Chile’s Atacama desert.
Abandoned cemetery, Atacama Desert, Chile
A street in San Pedro de Atacama as the day comes to an end.
Police, seen through the windshield of a truck, stop visitors speeding in Chile’s Atacama desert.
Illegal immigrants don dry clothes after swimming across the Rio Grande river near a bridge in Brownsville, Texas.
Blue jeans dry on a line in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The Atacama Giant (Spanish: Gigante de Atacama) a 282 ft. tall geoglyph in the Atacama Desert in Cerro Unitas, Chile.
Expedition members talk amongst each other while standing in the rain on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.
A desert cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus audubonii) near Las Vegas, NV.
A black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus ) near Las Vegas, NV.
A black-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) near Las Vegas, NV.
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