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

ANI067-00440

A frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum) at the Amphibian Foundation. This is the larval form that was six weeks old when photographed. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This animal was collected February 26, 2019, in the last remaining wetland for the entire Atlantic clade of frosted flatwoods salamander at Fort Stewart, GA. Frosted flatwoods salamanders have not been detected in Georgia since 2015, and have possibly been extirpated from South Carolina.

The Amphibian Foundation, is an Atlanta-based nonprofit dedicated to the conservation of amphibians in the Southeast United States and across the globe.

Photo

ANI067-00439

A frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum) at the Amphibian Foundation. This is the larval form that was six weeks old when photographed. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This animal was collected February 26, 2019, in the last remaining wetland for the entire Atlantic clade of frosted flatwoods salamander at Fort Stewart, GA. Frosted flatwoods salamanders have not been detected in Georgia since 2015, and have possibly been extirpated from South Carolina.

The Amphibian Foundation, is an Atlanta-based nonprofit dedicated to the conservation of amphibians in the Southeast United States and across the globe.

Photo

ANI067-00438

A frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum) at the Amphibian Foundation. This is the larval form that was six weeks old when photographed. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This animal was collected February 26, 2019, in the last remaining wetland for the entire Atlantic clade of frosted flatwoods salamander at Fort Stewart, GA. Frosted flatwoods salamanders have not been detected in Georgia since 2015, and have possibly been extirpated from South Carolina.

The Amphibian Foundation, is an Atlanta-based nonprofit dedicated to the conservation of amphibians in the Southeast United States and across the globe.

Photo

ANI067-00437

A frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum) at the Amphibian Foundation. This is the larval form that was six weeks old when photographed. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This animal was collected February 26, 2019, in the last remaining wetland for the entire Atlantic clade of frosted flatwoods salamander at Fort Stewart, GA. Frosted flatwoods salamanders have not been detected in Georgia since 2015, and have possibly been extirpated from South Carolina.

The Amphibian Foundation, is an Atlanta-based nonprofit dedicated to the conservation of amphibians in the Southeast United States and across the globe.

Photo

BIR075-00004

A green winged trumpeter (Psophia viridis) at Mantenedoro de Animais Silvestres Cariua. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

BIR075-00003

A green winged trumpeter (Psophia viridis) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

BIR075-00002

A green winged trumpeter (Psophia viridis) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

BIR075-00001

A green winged trumpeter (Psophia viridis) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

BIR069-00200

A male brown eared pheasant (Crossoptilon mantchuricum) in Somerset County, England. This animal is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

BIR069-00199

A male brown eared pheasant (Crossoptilon mantchuricum) in Somerset County, England. This animal is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

BIR069-00198

A male brown eared pheasant (Crossoptilon mantchuricum) in Somerset County, England. This animal is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

BIR069-00197

A male brown eared pheasant (Crossoptilon mantchuricum) in Somerset County, England. This animal is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI110-00143

Juliet, a Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. A single lone male of this species, named ‘Romeo’ had been thought to be the very last of his kind until she and four other animals were discovered in December of 2018.

Photo

ANI110-00133

Romeo, a ten-year-old Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. Romeo had been thought to be the very last of his kind until a female named Juliet and four other animals were discovered in December of 2018.

Photo

ANI110-00132

Romeo, a ten-year-old Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. Romeo had been thought to be the very last of his kind until a female named Juliet and four other animals were discovered in December of 2018.

Photo

BIR040-00274

An Eastern imperial eagle (Aquila heliaca) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI061-00023

A male golden takin (Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI061-00022

A male golden takin (Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI061-00021

A male golden takin (Budorcas taxicolor bedfordi) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI032-00176

A wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI032-00175

A wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI032-00174

A wood bison (Bison bison athabascae) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI023-00232

A Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus moschiferus) at Tierpark Berlin. This animal is listed as Vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI023-00231

A Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus moschiferus) at Tierpark Berlin. This animal is listed as Vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI110-00115

A silver marsupial frog (Gastrotheca plumbea) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Dos Cascadas Tandapi Road, Pichincha Province, Ecuador. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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

ANI110-00058

A yellow spotted cochran frog (Sachatamia albomaculata) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Quininde, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development.

Photo

ANI110-00057

A yellow spotted cochran frog (Sachatamia albomaculata) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Quininde, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development.

Photo

ANI110-00056

A sun glass frog (Hyalinobatrachium aureoguttatum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Durango, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. Despite its local abundance in several sites and its adaptability to a certain degree of modification, this species faces serious threats due to the destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development.

Photo

ANI110-00055

A sun glass frog (Hyalinobatrachium aureoguttatum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Durango, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. Despite its local abundance in several sites and its adaptability to a certain degree of modification, this species faces serious threats due to the destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development.

Photo

ANI110-00054

A sun glass frog (Hyalinobatrachium aureoguttatum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Durango, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. Despite its local abundance in several sites and its adaptability to a certain degree of modification, this species faces serious threats due to the destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development.

Photo

ANI110-00053

A helmet incubator frog (Hemiphractus scutatus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador. This species is known as a frog eater, hence the huge mouth. This species carries clutches of eggs adhered onto the back of the female. The development is direct from eggs into fully developed froglets.

Photo

ANI110-00052

A helmet incubator frog (Hemiphractus scutatus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador. This species is known as a frog eater, hence the huge mouth. This species carries clutches of eggs adhered onto the back of the female. The development is direct from eggs into fully developed froglets.

Photo

ANI110-00051

A helmet incubator frog (Hemiphractus scutatus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador. This species is known as a frog eater, hence the huge mouth. This species carries clutches of eggs adhered onto the back of the female. The development is direct from eggs into fully developed froglets.

Photo

ANI110-00050

A helmet incubator frog (Hemiphractus scutatus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador. This species is known as a frog eater, hence the huge mouth. This species carries clutches of eggs adhered onto the back of the female. The development is direct from eggs into fully developed froglets.

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