Dear Friends: We are still open for business, but it might take longer to fill your orders and requests as we have shifted to minimal staffing as a precaution against COVID-19. We appreciate your patience.

Photo

ANI100-00103

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI100-00102

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI100-00101

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI100-00100

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI100-00099

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI052-00025

A cape giraffe (Giraffa giraffa giraffa) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI110-00174

A glass frog (Nymphargus sp. nov. “orense”) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from El Oro.

Photo

ANI110-00173

A glass frog (Nymphargus sp. nov. “orense”) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from El Oro.

Photo

ANI110-00172

A glass frog (Nymphargus sp. nov. “orense”) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from El Oro.

Photo

ANI102-00491

A Tlaloc’s rattlesnake (Crotalus tlaloci) from a private collection.

Photo

ANI102-00490

A Tlaloc’s rattlesnake (Crotalus tlaloci) from a private collection.

Photo

ANI110-00136

An undescribed Telmatobius sp., a new species of water frog from Potosi, Bolivia photographed at at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. This species is totally aquatic.

Photo

ANI110-00135

An undescribed Telmatobius sp., a new species of water frog from Potosi, Bolivia photographed at at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. This species is totally aquatic.

Photo

ANI110-00134

An undescribed Telmatobius sp., a new species of water frog from Potosi, Bolivia photographed at at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. This species is totally aquatic.

Photo

ANI110-00131

An Adenomera cf andreae, from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

Photo

ANI110-00129

A Manaus slender-legged tree frog (Osteocephalus taurinus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

Photo

ANI110-00130

A Manaus slender-legged tree frog (Osteocephalus taurinus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

Photo

ANI109-00319

A diving lizard or mophead iguana (Uranoscodon superciliosus) in the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

Photo

ANI109-00318

A diving lizard or mophead iguana (Uranoscodon superciliosus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

Photo

ANI109-00317

A diving lizard or mophead iguana (Uranoscodon superciliosus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

Photo

ANI109-00316

A diving lizard or mophead iguana (Uranoscodon superciliosus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

Photo

ANI109-00315

A diving lizard or mophead iguana (Uranoscodon superciliosus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

Photo

BIR070-00090

A tropical screech owl (Megascops choliba decussatus) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

Photo

BIR070-00089

A tropical screech owl (Megascops choliba decussatus) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

Photo

ANI023-00241

A female barbary stag or atlas deer (Cervus elaphus barbarus) at Tierpark Berlin.

Photo

ANI110-00123

A pair of El Tambo marsupial frogs (Gastrotheca elicioi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals were originally from Ona, Ecuador. Locality is Loja, Ecuador. The male is bronze with some green, and the female is bright green and much larger, with pouch on back for brooding young.

Photo

ANI110-00097

A juvenile Rosenberg gladiator frog (Hypsiboas rosenbergi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Norte de Lita, Carchi Province, Ecuador.

Photo

ANI110-00096

A juvenile Rosenberg gladiator frog (Hypsiboas rosenbergi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Norte de Lita, Carchi Province, Ecuador.

Photo

ANI110-00091

A new frog species (Hyloxalus sp. nov. Cerro Masvale) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Cerro Masvale, Guayas Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include habitat destruction due to mining and urban development.

Photo

ANI110-00090

A new frog species (Hyloxalus sp. nov. Cerro Masvale) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Cerro Masvale, Guayas Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include habitat destruction due to mining and urban development.

Photo

ANI110-00089

A pacific toad (Ceratophrys stolzmanni) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Reserva Ecologica militar Arenillas, El Oro Province, Ecuador.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is a rare species in nature and little known due to its biology. It is active only in the rainy season. However, Ecuadorian populations may be declining as a result of the destruction and fragmentation of dry coastal forests, urban growth, the use of agrochemicals.

Photo

ANI110-00088

A pacific toad (Ceratophrys stolzmanni) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Reserva Ecologica militar Arenillas, El Oro Province, Ecuador.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is a rare species in nature and little known due to its biology. It is active only in the rainy season. However, Ecuadorian populations may be declining as a result of the destruction and fragmentation of dry coastal forests, urban growth, the use of agrochemicals.

Photo

ANI110-00069

An Amazonian monkey frog (Cruziohyla craspedopus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

Photo

ANI110-00068

An Amazonian monkey frog (Cruziohyla craspedopus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

Photo

ANI110-00067

An Amazonian monkey frog (Cruziohyla craspedopus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

Photo

ANI110-00062

A Grandison glass frog (Nymphargus grandisonae) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Las Pampas, Cotopaxi Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development and palm plantations.

Photo: Julie Jensen Director of Marketing | WVC O: 866.800.7326 | D: 702.443.9249 | E: j.jensen@wvc.org

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