A tanner crab (Chionocetes bairdi) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
A captive, five-month-old mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.
A bateleur eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus) at Saint Louis Zoo.
An Australian masked owl (Tyto novaehollandiae), from a Private Collection in Australia.
An ocellated uromastyx lizard (Saara hardwickii) at the Denver Zoo.
A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.
A woman smiles with the Geneva courthouse reflected in her sunglasses.
A still life of a person made with fruits and vegetables.
Graceful crab (Metacarcinus gracilis) holding eggs under its tail at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper, UT.
An eastern screech owl (Megascops asio asio) at Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
A teenage girl basks in the eerie afternoon light in Elkhorn, Nebraska.
An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus) at the Houston Zoo.
At Megahertz quality-control lab a technician scans for defects in electronic equipment. The company is one of 1,700 high-tech firms centered on the Wasatch Front in Utah.
Wildlife spotter and guide in the rear-view mirror of his vehicle on the Rio Negro ranch in Brazil.
Pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana) travel a road in the Modoc Plateau of northern California to avoid heavy snow.
Ranch hands at the Bull and Gelding Sale in Red Bluff, California.
Ranch hands pack bales of hay for winter in Modac County, California.
A young boy dodges a nuzzle from a llama visiting his school in Palo Cedro, California.
An elderly man gathers oranges in California’s citrus growing belt.
A young girl distorting her face against a screen door in Leech Lake, Minnesota.
Portrait of a teenage boy with braces.
A girl with fireflies that she caught at her home in Lincoln, NE.
Portrait of a girl, taken near Walker, MN.
Portrait of a girl, taken near Walker MN.
A teenage boy, photographed at Walker, MN.
A girl at Leech Lake near Walker, MN.
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