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A critically endangered Yangtze giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) has a check up at the Suzhou Zoo in China. Both Yangtze turtles held at this facility are over 100 years old, if biologist can’t get this species to breed soon, the species will become extinct.

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Twin farmers enjoy lunch at Mulligan’s Bar in Oxford, NE.

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A crowd gathers to watch the Photo Ark shoot inside the reptile house at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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Brian Gratwicke of The Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project. This project is designed to establish captive breeding populations of frogs at risk of extinction from the frog-killing Chrytrid fungus.

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Zookeepers with a vulnerable, federally threatened female Steller’s eider (Polysticta stelleri) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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Zookeepers with a vulnerable, federally threatened male Steller’s eider (Polysticta stelleri) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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Zookeepers with a federally threatened male spectacled eider (Somateria fischeri) at the Alaska SeaLife Center. This bird has been in decline since the 1980’s, attributed most likely to climate change and lead shot in their environment.

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Zookeepers with a vulnerable red-legged kittiwake (Rissa brevirostris) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A staff member holds a female white-winged scoter at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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Private collectors In the frog room of their home in Oklahoma City.

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Behind the scenes, Joel Sartore and private collectors in the frog room of their home in Oklahoma City.

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An elementary age girl smiles with her parents in the background.

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An elementary age girl smiles while holding her parents’ hands.

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A staff member with a red spitting cobra (Naja pallida) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Behind the scenes during a photo shoot at Pheasant Heaven, a private pheasant breeding center near Clinton, NC.

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A hen pheasant receives medical care at Pheasant Heaven, a private breeding center for pheasants.

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Staff member with a Siamese fireback pheasant (Lophura diardi) at Pheasant Heaven, a private pheasant breeding center near Clinton, NC.

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Scene from the Photo Ark shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Scene from the Photo Ark shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Joel Sartore and a staff member prepare for a photo shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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A boy sits on the stairs at his home in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A teenage boy graduates from high school in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A stained glass window in a church in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Workers sweep up lake flies that swarmed the lodge and died.

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A vervet monkey with her baby steals fruit at a lodge.

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A young sitatunga antelope in the doorway of a safari lodge.

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An animal trainer works with a critically endangered Ridgeway’s hawk (Buteo ridgwayi) at Parque Zoologico Nacional in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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A man checks on the frogs at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Gamboa, Panama.

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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.

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