Photo

INS015-00049

Caterpillar of orange lacewing (Cethosia penthesilea) at Melbourne Zoo.

Photo

INS015-00048

Caterpillar of orange lacewing (Cethosia penthesilea) at Melbourne Zoo.

Photo

INS015-00047

Caterpillar of orange lacewing (Cethosia penthesilea) at Melbourne Zoo.

Photo

INS015-00046

Caterpillar of orange lacewing (Cethosia penthesilea) at Melbourne Zoo.

Photo

INS015-00045

Cruiser caterpillar (Vindula arsinoe) at Melbourne Zoo.

Photo

INS015-00044

Cruiser caterpillar (Vindula arsinoe) at Melbourne Zoo.

Photo

INS015-00043

Cairns birdwing caterpillar (Ornithoptera euphorion) at Melbourne Zoo.

Photo

INS015-00042

Cairns birdwing caterpillar (Ornithoptera euphorion) at Melbourne Zoo.

Photo

INS002-00224

Larvae of the critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered American burying beetle, (Nicrophorus americanus) at the St. Louis Zoo.

Photo

INS002-00225

Larva of the critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered American burying beetle, (Nicrophorus americanus) at the St. Louis Zoo.

Photo

INS002-00226

Larvae of the critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered American burying beetle, (Nicrophorus americanus) at the St. Louis Zoo.

Photo

INS002-00227

Larvae of the critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered American burying beetle, (Nicrophorus americanus) at the St. Louis Zoo.

Photo

INS002-00228

Larvae of the critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered American burying beetle, (Nicrophorus americanus) at the St. Louis Zoo.

Photo

INS002-00229

Grub or larva of the brown rhinoceros beetle (Xylotrupes gideon) at the St. Louis Zoo.

Photo

INS002-00230

Grub or larva of the brown rhinoceros beetle (Xylotrupes gideon) at the St. Louis Zoo.

Photo

INS007-00308

The caterpillar of the mourning cloak butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa antiopa).

Photo

INS002-00179

Larval (grub) form of a scarab beetle known generally as a ‘June bug’, Osmoderma subplanata.

Photo

INS002-00180

Larval (grub) form of a scarab beetle known generally as a ‘June bug’, Osmoderma subplanata.

Photo

INS002-00181

Larval (grub) form of a scarab beetle known generally as a ‘June bug’, Osmoderma subplanata.

Photo

INS002-00178

Larval (grubs) form of a scarab beetle known generally as a ‘June bug’, Osmoderma subplanata.

Photo

INS014-00137

A larva and a pupa of the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) at Spring Creek Prairie near Denton, Nebraska.

Photo

INS014-00138

A larva of the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) at Spring Creek Prairie near Denton, Nebraska.

Photo

INS007-00149

A recently hatched federally endangerd Karner blue butterfly, Lycaeides melissa samuelis.

Photo

INS007-00150

A federally endangered Karner blue butterfly larva, Lycaeides melissa samuelis.

Photo

INS002-00115

Larval stage of the atlas beetle (Chalcosoma atlas) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. When grown into an adult, this type of beetle is able to lift 850 times its own body weight making it the strongest animal on earth compared to its body weight.

Photo

INS002-00116

A zookeeper holds two larva of the atlas beetle (Chalcosoma atlas) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.When grown into an adult, this type of beetle is able to lift 850 times its own body weight making it the strongest animal on earth compared to its body weight.

Photo

INS007-00100

A Miami blue butterfly (Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri) in larva form. This species is being captive bred at the McGuire Center at the Univ. of Florida. Thousands have been released into the wild in South Florida over the past three years. So far, results are indeterminate. Fewer than 250 exist in the wild, making it one of the rarest butterflies in North America.

Photo

ESA001-00593

A federally endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in larva form , at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

Photo

INS014-00085

A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) in its larval stage.

Photo

INS014-00086

A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) in its larval stage.

Photo

INS014-00087

A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) in its larval stage.

Photo

INS014-00088

A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) in its larval stage.

Photo

INS014-00089

A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) in its larval stage.

Photo

INS014-00090

A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) in its larval stage.

Photo

INS014-00083

A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) in its larval stage.

Photo

INS014-00084

A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) in its larval stage.

Photo: Julie Jensen Director of Marketing | WVC O: 866.800.7326 | D: 702.443.9249 | E: j.jensen@wvc.org

Speaking Engagements

Joel is a popular keynote speaker with conservation, corporate, and civic groups.

Hire him to entertain and inspire your audience.

Book Joel To Speak

The Photo Ark

Joel is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document every species in captivity before it’s too late.

Explore the Photo Ark

Visit Our Store

Every purchase goes directly to support our mission: getting the public to care and helping to save species from extinction.

Help Us Build the Ark