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A group of Harvard graduates celebrate on campus in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Old North Church visitors in private stalls praying in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts House of Representatives in session. It is located in the State House on Beacon Hill in Boston.

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A fruit bat (Lissonycteris sp.) hanging with wings folded, from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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Bush meat shoppers pay to have the fur singed off a drill monkey in Malabo on Bioko island, Equatorial Guinea.

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An orphaned mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) in the market at Malabo on Bioko island, Equatorial Guinea.

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Snapped willow trunks are perches for egrets and ibis that survived hurricane Andrew in the Atchafalaya river basin in Louisiana.

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A cage full of red-lored Amazon parrots (Amazona autumnalis) which survived Hurricane Andrew; only two were lost in the storm.

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A man, who owns a animal capture business called “Pesky Critter”, attempts to rope a stray pig after hurricane Andrew.

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A Marine soldier cradles a little boy in a Florida city relief camp after hurricane Andrew.

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A young girl holds up before and after drawings of her house after hurricane Andrew destroyed it.

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A father and son view a fish kill, some of the 182 million fish which suffocated when organic matter depleted the oxygen supply in the Atchafalaya river basin after hurricane Andrew.

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A woman feeds 23 cats that are now homeless after hurricane Andrew, which she has adopted.

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A researcher from the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network photographs dead bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) washed up from the Gulf of Mexico in a research effort to determine what killed the animals.

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White pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) in migration flight over a barrier island fringing a Louisiana salt marsh in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Condominiums along Sand Key along the Gulf of Mexico near Clearwater-St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Congealed tallow, spilled in careless loading, cakes a section of the Houston shipping channel in Galveston Bay, Texas. A cleanup worker sits in a dory nearby the confinement barriers.

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A Louisiana-built oil drilling and production platform is carried by a Barge toward the Gulf of Mexico.

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A crucifixion statue in Holy Rosary Cemetery overlooks petrochemical plants massed upriver from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. High rates of malignancy among local residents have dubbed the region Cancer Alley.

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Retirees bowl at a lawn bowling club in Florida’s Sun City center, a retirement community for wealthy patrons.

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Volunteers give oxygen to a tarpon (Tarpon atlanticus) before releasing it at dockside in the Boca Grande tarpon fishing tournament, where the purse is $165 ,000.

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Theatrical mermaids use oxygen tubes to breathe underwater while performing at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Weeki Wachee, Florida.

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A young boy is buried in the sand on a beach while on vacation in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.

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A crucifix sculpture by artists of the Baptist center stands amid students and sunbathers on South Padre Island, Texas.

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Patrons drink tea at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Naples, Florida.

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A parishioner at Stone Street Baptist church, founded by free blacks in the early 1800’s, in Mobile, Alabama.

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Illegal immigrants don dry clothes after swimming across the Rio Grande river near a bridge in Brownsville, Texas.

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Illegal immigrants await deportation back to Mexico at a detention center at Brownsville, Texas.

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A teenager swims in a canal near Bayou Black, Louisiana.

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Vietnamese teenagers search for oysters with hands and feet to earn pocket money.

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The king and queen of the Shrimp festival in Biloxi, Mississippi, pose with a cardboard shrimp while presiding over a Cajun-style fais-dodo, or country dance.

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Revelers bedecked with traditional necklaces party at the Endymion Extravaganza during Mardi Gras at New Orleans’ Superdome.

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Aerials of the Jonah Field in the Green River Basin, Wyoming. A once-wild area that’s now an industrial zone due to natural gas drilling. Sage grouse, mule deer and pronghorn antelope habitat has mostly been ruined here, with no end in sight as the drilling increases across the Pinedale Anticline, the large mesa that caps the gas deposits.

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A large 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 large 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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