A flock of James’s flamingos (Phoenicoparrus jamesi) at the Zoo Berlin.
A female bison named Mary Ann at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
A news piece on the Photo Ark at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
Two women wear the PhotoArk t-shirt during a news piece at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
An assistant prepares for a photo shoot.
Vietnamese sika deer (Cervus nippon pseudaxis) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
A man points out the lights for the bison shoot at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
A pink zebra beauty tarantula (Eupalaestrus campestratus) is videotaped by the Louie Psihoyos film crew at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
A pink zebra beauty tarantula (Eupalaestrus campestratus) is videotaped by the Louis Psihoyos film crew at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
An olive python (Liasis olivaceus olivaceus) climbs out of a light tent at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo.
A red spitting cobra (Naja pallida) is photographed at the Dallas Zoo.
A herd of impala (Aepyceros melampus) that wouldn’t go anywhere near a black photo background during a photo shoot.
Joel Sartore photographs a vulnerable Southeast Asiatic softshell turtle (Amyda cartilaginea) at the Cuc Phuong Turtle Conservation Center in Vietnam.
Joel Sartore photographs birds at a zoo.
Two zookeepers help a Canada goose named Beeper (Branta canadensis) have his picture taken at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery.
Two zookeepers assist a photographer with a black stork (Ciconia nigra) at the Fort Wayne Zoo.
Joel Sartore models inside a shooting tent at Raptor Recovery Nebraska.
Joel Sartore and Anne Thompson of NBC Nightly News prepare to photograph a West African dwarf crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis tetraspis) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
A containment box is used to photograph Edward’s pheasants at the Sunset Zoo. This bird is so rare it’s nearly extinct in the wild now.
Joel on assignment photographing the federally endangered Iowa Pleistocene snail (Discus macclintocki).
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