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A videographer poses with a park ranger in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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A man shoots an underwater picture of a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) around ‘Kicker Rocks’ on the edge of San Cristobal Island. (IUCN: Endangered; US: Endangered)

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A biological technician and an intern search for the federally endangered Iowa Pleistocene Snail (Discus macclintocki).

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Portrait of co-directors of Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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Two young boys pretending to smoke gum cigarrettes at their home in Lincoln, NE.

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Two biologists catch snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.

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Two biologists catch snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.

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Two Ute Indian girls on a horse at sunset in Ouray, Utah.

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Mom’s Cafe, serving home-style western food, Salina, Utah.

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An aloe plant in an aloe field, where many of the workers are resident aliens, Mexican citizens with green cards allowing them to work in the United States. The aloe leaves will be processed into ointments, cosmetics, and beverages after harvest.

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Sisters with rainbow colored hairstyles with glitter at the Minnesota state fair.

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A mirror illusion makes the midway barker appear like half a man at the Texas state fair.

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A ranch hand holds a dorado he has caught in the flooded forest on Barra Bansa ranch in Brazil.

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Ranch hands pack bales of hay for winter in Modac County, California.

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A young boy dodges a nuzzle from a llama visiting his school in Palo Cedro, California.

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A local resident draws a laugh from her daughter by donning the head of a musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) recently shot by her husband. Sport hunters are allowed to kill approximately 70 of these animals, once extinct in Alaska, per year.

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Biologists from Cornell eat their lunch standing while searching for the ivory billed woodpecker in the White River National Wildlife Refuge in St. Charles, Arkansas.

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An elderly couple at a bar-b-que restaurant eating below a poster of the ivory-billed woodpecker in Brinkley, Arkansas. Reported sightings have put the town on the map and curious people have come to see what they can see.

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Skiers ride a lift at a resort near Sun Valley, Idaho.

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A young man carries his girlfriend away after graduating from high school in Salmon, Idaho.

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A rancher’s dog expresses displeasure by snarling at photographer, Joel Sartore, on a ranch in Idaho.

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Two tourist are transfixed by the otherworldly terrain of the Valley of the Moon in Chile’s Atacama desert.

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Police, seen through the windshield of a truck, stop visitors speeding in Chile’s Atacama desert.

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