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Oil booms ring Cat island to protect it from the Deepwater Horizon spill. The island is an important bird rookery, in Barataria Bay, Louisiana.

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A failed boom lies washed up in a marsh, showing the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Severely-oiled pelican chicks (with non-oiled chicks behind them) on Cat island in Barrataria Bay, Louisiana.

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A dead sea turtle floating in an oil slick from the Deepwater Horizon spill, in Barataria Bay, Louisiana.

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A BP clean up crew tries to sop oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill at Queen Bess Island, Louisiana.

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The Atacama Giant (Spanish: Gigante de Atacama) a 282 ft. tall geoglyph in the Atacama Desert in Cerro Unitas, Chile.

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A snorkeler reaches out to a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered manatee (Trichechus manatus) in Florida.

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Students and fire-fighting professionals practice extinguishing a chemical fire at the Firemen Training School at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

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A pileated woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) at Bayou De View in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas.

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Bird Watchers at Bayou De View in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas.

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Dr. Gail Hearn walks through the jungle of Bioko island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A Bioko leaf-tailed gecko (Hemidactylus biokoensis) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A fireball lily (Scadoxus cinnabarinus) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A flower (Rothmannia sp.) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A giant crab spider (Olios fasciculatus) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A hatchling leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) crawls along the beach toward the ocean on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. (IUCN: Critically Endangered, US: Endangered)

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A nest of critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered baby leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) hatch along the beach on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A man and woman react with surprise to the speed of the slingshot ride at the Minnesota State Fair.

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Portrait of an eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) at the San Francisco State University.

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A marsupial frog (Gastrotheca pseustes) at a captive breeding at Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Quito, Ecuador. (IUCN: EN)

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A care taker holds up a specimen of Gastrotheca pseutes at a captive breeding at Pontificia Universidad Catòlica in Quito, Ecuador. (IUCN: EN)

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Portraits of Hyloscirtus pantostictus at a captive breeding at Pontificia Universidad Catòlica in Quito, Ecuador. This is an endangered frog. This is the only one in captivity and it could be extinct in the wild. (IUCN: EN)

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Oophaga sylvatica, the “little devil poison frog” at a captive breeding facility at Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Quito, Ecuador. The species is being heavily affected by habitat loss.

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Extinct species of amphibians at Pontificia Universidad Catòlica in Quito, Ecuador. Many have gone extinct in the last decade or less.

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Ceratophrys stolzmanni, the Pacific horned frog, an endemic burrowing species at the captive breeding facility in Quito, Ecuador. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A rare male Atelopus frog is swabbed for chytrid fungus by a scientist near Limon, Ecuador.

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Pristimantis sp. photographed at Reserva Las Gralarias, Ecuador.

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A bus overloads a fragile bridge on the Transpantaniera highway in Brazil.

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Two male Attwater’s prairie-chickens fight for dominance and position at The Nature Conservancy’s Texas City Prairie Preserve. Though fights are common, the birds are seldom injured. The strongest males usually end up in the center of the booming ground, displaying and squabbling constantly with other males in case a female flies in to select a mate.

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Ornate horned frog (Ceratophrys ornata) at the Tennessee Aquarium.

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Two supervisors at the Federal Reserve in Boston each hold a stack of $100 bills, totaling in one million dollars and 22 pounds.

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Cattle being driven off of BLM land in the fall near Leadore, Idaho.

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An Aymara family (indigenous) in the Chilean high Andes.

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