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A California sea lion and trainers at the bottlenose dolphin and California sea lion show at Ocean Park.

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A woman helps a man pick out athletic shoes at a sporting goods store in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A man pretends to bite his dog’s ear in Washington, DC.

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A man walks through Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda, Africa.

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A man admires the scenery in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda, Africa.

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A man admires the scenery in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda, Africa.

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A videographer in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda, Africa.

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Scouting Mount Gorongosa in advance of the bioblitz, E. O. Wilson examines the insects caught in a net he swept through the grass.

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Helicopters deliver park staff to a remote slope of the mountain. To protect the wildebeests and African buffalo reintroduced to Gorongosa, the park has hired guards to patrol and prevent more poaching. This park once sheltered one of the richest arrays of large animals in the world.

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On his first trip to Gorongosa (and Africa), Wilson uses an experienced nose to identify a foam grasshopper. It’s named for the smelly, poisonous foam it emits.

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Teams of miners with a government permit dig for gold. They’re about a mile outside Gorongosa Park- but within the watershed that sustains it. The future of the park depends on finding sustainable livelihoods for the people who live in the area.

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A father gives his little girl a snack in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A mechanic answers the phone of his shop in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A mechanic stands inside an auto shop in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A mechanic stands inside an auto shop in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A mechanic checks a car’s engine in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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