A volunteer at the Lincoln Children’s Museum applies face paint to a young girl.
Ellen Sartore with frog.
Cole Sartore buried in fall leaves.
Kathy Sartore, just after finishing chemotherapy for breast cancer. (Omaha, NE.)
Kathy Sartore goofs around for the camera.
An exhausted Kathy Sartore looks up from her bed.
Portrait of Kathy Sartore.
The Boston Brownies, so named from the tan resulting from the daily swims they take in Boston Harbor.
Longhorn cattle drive at Ft. Niobrara NWR near Valentine, NE.
A teenager looks through the screen door at his family’s ranch in Nebraska’s Sandhills.
A Nebraska Sandhills rancher and his son.
A dancer prepares for the pow wow at the First Salmon Ceremony near Celilo, OR.
Joel Sartore gets a little affection from two trained grizzly bears.
TV producer Stella Cha in camouflaged bug netting in Madidi National Park, Bolivia
An endangered California gnatcatcher perched on a biologist’s finger in Orange County, CA.
A biologist removes an endangered California gnatcatcher from mist netting near Fullerton, CA.
An endangered Northern spotted owl, a source of much controversy in logging communities of the Pacific Northwest.
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