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

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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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Gladys, a six-week-old baby gorilla, at the Cincinnati Zoo. She was abandoned by her mother at the Gladys Porter Zoo, and the Cincy Zoo staff agreed to take her in. They care for her 24 hours a day. Listed as critically endangered and federally endangered

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is home to the world’s most prolific captive reticulated giraffe herd with 197 births at the Zoo since 1954, when giraffes were introduced to the Zoo’s animal collection. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo currently has 21 reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) in the herd, making it the largest captive giraffe herd in North America.

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An Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) named Cila rests near the viewing window at the Indianapolis Zoo. Image was taken with a remote camera place inside the exhibit. Listed as endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Mountain tapir, (Tapirus pinchaque) at the Los Angeles Zoo.

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Vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened polar bears (Ursus maritimus) delight the crowd through 5-inch-thick acrylic at the Columbus Zoo. The underwater display is filled with live rainbow trout so the bears can fish.

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A young girl stands in front of the kelp tank at Two Oceans Aquarium in downtown Cape Town.

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A three-toed sloth clings to an ambaibo tree in Madidi National Park, Bolivia.

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An aerial of the Explosion Craters area in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda.

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A herd of bison (Bison bison) running across the prairie on the Triple U Bison Ranch near Fort Pierre, South Dakota. This ranch has about 2,000 head of bison on over 50,000 acres.

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A herd of bison (Bison bison) running across the prairie on the Triple U Bison Ranch near Fort Pierre, South Dakota. This ranch has about 2,000 head of bison on over 50,000 acres.

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Joel Sartore’s photo of a tree-climbing lion in Africa’s Albertine Rift is featured on the cover of the 50 Greatest Pictures special issue of National Geographic magazine.

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A group of elephants roams the plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.

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The opening spread of the Albertine Rift article, from the November, 2011 issue of National Geographic magazine

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Wasatch Range and Brigham City, Utah, one of a string of Mormon communities originally settled by handpicked craftsmen, laborers, and school teachers, who arrived in 1847, redirecting mountain streams for farming.

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The town of Saint George a suburban sprawl in southwestern Utah.

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Two Ute Indian girls on a horse at sunset in Ouray, Utah.

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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.

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Mom’s Cafe, serving home-style western food, Salina, Utah.

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A college student attending the July Fourth Parade in Salina, Utah.

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Quinceanera party at Our Lady of Guadalupe church, Salt Lake City, Utah. The celebration is a traditional rite of passage for 15-year-old Hispanic girls.

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A family picnic outside their suburban house in West Jordan, a suburb of Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Newlyweds standing together at the Salt Lake temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fifty-two couples were married on the same day at this temple.

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A tearful young man bids good-bye to his family before going to India for a two-year Mormon missionary stint, Mormon Missionary Center, Provo, Utah.

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Fundamentalist Mormon polygamist with wives and children, Salt Lake City, Utah area.

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Atop the 80-foot tower during a high dive act at the Nebraska state fair.

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A mirror illusion makes the midway barker appear like half a man at the Texas state fair.

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The look-alike contest for mothers and daughters at the Iowa state fair.

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Cattle show at the coliseum at the Minnesota state fair.

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Sisters with rainbow colored hairstyles with glitter at the Minnesota state fair.

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Iowa fairgoers bite in synchrony at the first-ever Corn Dog Chomp.

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A teenager and her calf took top honors at the Indiana State Fair.

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Madagascar hissing roaches pull tiny tractors at the Indiana state fair.

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