Brown-and-yellow flower beetles (Pachnoda sinuata flaviventris) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.



Larval stage of the atlas beetle (Chalcosoma atlas) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. When grown into an adult, this type of beetle is able to lift 850 times its own body weight making it the strongest animal on earth compared to its body weight.

Photo: Julie Jensen Director of Marketing | WVC O: 866.800.7326 | D: 702.443.9249 | E:

Speaking Engagements

Joel is a popular keynote speaker with conservation, corporate, and civic groups.

Hire him to entertain and inspire your audience.

Book Joel To Speak

The Photo Ark

Joel is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document every species in captivity before it’s too late.

Explore the Photo Ark

Visit Our Store

Every purchase goes directly to support our mission: getting the public to care and helping to save species from extinction.

Help Us Build the Ark