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This orphaned black-faced spider monkey, named Pulgoso, is full of surprise. Pulgoso, which translates to “full of fleas” was raised by a logger in Madidi after its mother was killed by poachers.

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An intricate spider web at the Attwater’s Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge near Eagle Land, Texas.

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An intricate spider web at the Attwater’s Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge near Eagle Land, Texas.

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A young boy’s face is shown through a patterned window.

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Photographer Joel Sartore shakes in his boots as one of Scott Handley’s trained bears responds to commands.

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If this had gone as planned, you’d be seeing a ferocious bear snapping at the photographer’s feet. The meat “reward” sort of spoils the effect, though.

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Trainer Scott Handley works with one of his bears in a park in California. Photographer Joel Sartore’s foot seeks its fifteen minutes of fame.

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Trainer Scott Handley works with one of his bears in a park in California

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Photographer Joel Sartore shakes in his boots as one of Scott Handley’s trained bears responds to commands.

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