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Hundreds of endangered Toad Mountain harlequin froglets (Atelopus certus) explore their new home inside a plexiglass rearing tank at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Gamboa, Panama. The outside of the tank is covered in transparent labels, each indicating the date the froglets emerged from the water, as well as their parentage.
This tiny snail darter (Percina tanasi) stalled the construction of Tellico dam on the Little Tennessee river. Though the dam was built, the Endangered Species Act was henceforth seen in many quarters as an enemy of progress.