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A photographer prepares for a photo shoot at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, AK.

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Staff members at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center assist with a photoshoot of ‘Megan’ an olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea). This animal came in after becoming entangled in fishing gear. Once rehabbed, the animal will be released in waters off the coast.

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Photography set up for greater mouse-deer, greater Malay chevrotain or napu (Tragulus napu) at the Topeka Zoo.

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Photography set up for greater mouse-deer, greater Malay chevrotain or napu (Tragulus napu) at the Topeka Zoo.

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Background made by Wrylie Guffey (shown in photo) for greater mouse-deer, greater Malay chevrotain or napu (Tragulus napu)at the Topeka Zoo

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Joel photographs a juvenile, northern elephant seal (Mirounga angustirostris) at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur, California.

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An Australasian swamphen or pukeko (Porphyrio melanotus) in a shooting tent at the Kiwi Birdlife Park in Queenstown, New Zealand.

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A group of men improvise electricity for a Photo Ark shoot.

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Staff members assisting with a photo shoot of Ikoto, the last male Sanford’s lemur (Eulemur sanfordi) in captivity at the Lemur Conservation Foundation near Myakka City, FL. He was born April 22, 1991, so he’s nearly 24 years old.

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A crowd gathers to watch the Photo Ark shoot inside the reptile house at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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A staff member holds a female white-winged scoter at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A staff member with a red spitting cobra (Naja pallida) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Behind the scenes during a photo shoot at Pheasant Heaven, a private pheasant breeding center near Clinton, NC.

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Staff member with a Siamese fireback pheasant (Lophura diardi) at Pheasant Heaven, a private pheasant breeding center near Clinton, NC.

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A man with his Florida waterdogs (Necturus lodingi), a part of his private collection.

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Scene from the Photo Ark shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Scene from the Photo Ark shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Joel Sartore and a staff member prepare for a photo shoot at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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Behind the scenes at the LA Zoo working with a critically endangered Santa Catalina Island rattlesnake (Crotalus catalinensis).

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Behind the scenes at the LA Zoo working with a critically endangered Santa Catalina Island rattlesnake (Crotalus catalinensis).

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A staff member tries her hand at amphibian photography at the Saint Louis Zoo.

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Saint Louis Zoo staff preparing for a photo shoot of their critically endangered adult narrow-headed softshell turtle (Chitra chitra).

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Saint Louis Zoo staff preparing for a photo shoot of their critically endangered adult narrow-headed softshell turtle (Chitra chitra).

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Saint Louis Zoo staff preparing for a photo shoot of their critically endangered adult narrow-headed softshell turtle (Chitra chitra).

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Saint Louis Zoo staff preparing for a photo shoot of their critically endangered adult narrow-headed softshell turtle (Chitra chitra).

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Saint Louis Zoo staff during a photo shoot of their critically endangered adult narrow-headed softshell turtle (Chitra chitra).

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Louie Psihoyos film crew documenting an endangered horned marsupial frog (Gastrotheca cornuta) at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

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Louis Psyhoyos film crew documenting frogs at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

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A zookeeper with lilac-breasted rollers at the Omaha Zoo.

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A zookeeper holds a blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A zookeeper prepares a blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) for a photo shoot at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A pink zebra beauty tarantula (Eupalaestrus campestratus) is videotaped by the Louie Psihoyos film crew at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

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A pink zebra beauty tarantula (Eupalaestrus campestratus) is videotaped by the Louis Psihoyos film crew at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

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