A male Michie’s tufted deer (Elaphodus cephalophus michianus) at Tierpark Berlin.
A Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus moschiferus) at Tierpark Berlin. This animal is listed as Vulnerable by IUCN.
A male, vulnerable North Sulawesi babirusa (Babyrousa celebensis) at the LA Zoo.
A 29-year-old endangered male Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) named Billy at the LA Zoo.
A Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) at Ocean Park in Hong Kong. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.
An elephant, poached not far from the ranger station well inside Queen Elizabeth National Park. The ivory from this animal represents a fortune to local villagers…as more people move in, the pressure to poach will only increase.
A vulnerable female African elephant (Loxodonta africana) at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
Morrill Hall, featuring Archie the mammoth skeleton. At the University of Nebraska State Museum.
African elephant (captive.)
Thousands of bull walrus crowd the beach at Togiak NWR in Alaska.
Overview of thousands of bull walrus crowding the beach at the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.
Thousands of bull walrus crowd the beach at Togiak NWR, Alaska.
Close-up of one of thousands of bull walrus crowding the beach at Togiak NWR, Alaska.
Close-up of two of thousands of bull walrus crowding the beach at Togiak NWR, Alaska.
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