A hawk-headed parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus) at the Houston Zoo.
A hawk-headed parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus.
A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened Florida scrub jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens).
A grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) at the Sedgwick County Zoo.
A warthog lies down and gets cleaned of parasites by a group of banded mongoose near Mweya Lodge. This is the only place in the world where such a ‘mammal cleaning station’ is known.
vulnerable red collared brown lemur (Eulemur collaris) at the Omaha Zoo.
A young woman poses with a bison skull.
A mother of a teenage son sneaks a hug.
A mother of a teenage son tries to sneak a kiss.
A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened Florida scrub jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) happily rests on a woman’s head.
A videographer poses with a park ranger in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.
Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered mountain tapir (Tapirus pinchaque). There are only 10 in captivity world wide and are being phased out of zoos.
A rockhopper penguin at the Omaha Zoo.
An ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) at the Omaha Zoo.
An endangered Malayan tiger, Panthera tigris jacksoni.
Sara, the endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered whooping crane (Grus americana), at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. This is an educational bird.
A seven year old boy in his robot Halloween costume made by his mother at his home in Lincoln, Nebraska.
A young boy climbs and forages for food in his kitchen at his home in Lincoln, Nebraska.
A six year old boy proudly showing his missing teeth at his home in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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.
Sisters with rainbow colored hairstyles with glitter at the Minnesota state fair.
A mirror illusion makes the midway barker appear like half a man at the Texas state fair.
Madagascar hissing roaches pull tiny tractors at the Indiana state fair.
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