An American kestrel (Falco sparverius) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
A vulnerable Egyptian Spiny-tailed Lizard (Uromastyx aegyptia)
Keepers at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
Zookeepers with a vulnerable, federally threatened female Steller’s eider (Polysticta stelleri) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
Zookeepers with a vulnerable, federally threatened male Steller’s eider (Polysticta stelleri) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
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.
Zookeepers with a vulnerable red-legged kittiwake (Rissa brevirostris) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
A crowned eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus) with a keeper at the LA Zoo.
A zoo keeper tries to lure a bobcat (Lynx rufus) to Sartore’s photo studio at the Miller Park Zoo.
Coaxing a serval (Leptailurus serval) out of her crate at the Fort Worth Zoo.
A vulnerable hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) at the Fort Worth Zoo.
The head herp keeper puts the king cobra back in its enclosure.
An endangered Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) with keeper.
A scorpion mud turtle (Kinosternon scorpiodes) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.
A Harris’s hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) is held by a handler at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, NY.
A vulnerable Egyptian spiny-tailed Lizard (Uromastyx aegyptia) at the Buffalo Zoo.
A panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
An endangered Asian elephant (Elephas maximus).
An endangered Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) with handler.
The senior keeper for herps, in the rare amphibians breeding area of the Phoenix Zoo.
A young female snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus) with its handler.
An American crocodile (Crocodilus acutus) at the Omaha Zoo.
A white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) at the New York Zoo.
A vulnerable female African elephant (Loxodonta africana) at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
A Mandarin ratsnake (Elaphe mandarina) in the hand of a keeper at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
A Mississippi kite (Ictinia mississippiensis) at the Raptor Recovery Center, Lincoln, Nebraska.
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