An American kestrel (Falco sparverius) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
A Mangrove salt marsh snake (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda) at a private collection.
An Egyptian fruit bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.
A giant desert centipede (Scolopendra polymorpha). At the Riverside Zoo.
Wild nightcrawlers (Lumbricus terrestris) caught in Lincoln, Nebraska. These are considered an invasive species in the United States.
Joel Sartore photographs a Chinese water dragon (Physignathus cocincinus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Lincoln, NE.
Behind the scenes look at a National Geographic Photo Ark shoot of American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Lincoln, NE.
Chinese water dragon (Physignathus cocincinus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
A red fox (Vulpes vulpes vulpes) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.
This image is only available as a fine art print through National Geographic Fine Art Galleries.
Bluespotted stingray (Neotrygon kuhlii) at the Omaha Zoo.
Grey cracker (Hamadryas feronia) at the Omaha Zoo.
African blue-banded swallowtail (Papilio nireus) at the Omaha Zoo.
A Forrer’s leafwing (Memphis forreri) at the Omaha Zoo.
A Flame-bordered charaxes (Charaxes protoclea)
A Doris longwing (Heliconius doris) at the Omaha Zoo.
A rusty-tipped page (Siproeta epaphus) at the Omaha Zoo.
Robust camel cricket (Udeopsylla robusta) at the Omaha Zoo.
Madagascar moon moth cocoon (Argema mittrei) at the Omaha Zoo.
Madagascar moon moth (Argema mittrei) in a silk cocoon that is spun around the pupae, sometimes sticks and leaves are woven in as well, at the Omaha zoo.
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