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

ANI104-00290

A Senegal flapshell turtle (Cyclanorbis senegalensis) at Dvůr Králové Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI104-00289

A Senegal flapshell turtle (Cyclanorbis senegalensis) at Dvůr Králové Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI104-00288

A Senegal flapshell turtle (Cyclanorbis senegalensis) at Dvůr Králové Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

FIS031-00096

A Kotsovato cichlid (Paretroplus kieneri) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This species is from Madagascar.

Photo

FIS031-00095

A Kotsovato cichlid (Paretroplus kieneri) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This species is from Madagascar.

Photo

ANI104-00287

An Afghan tortoise, Testudo horsfieldii kazachstanica) at Prague Zoo.

Photo

ANI104-00286

A female Afghan tortoise, Testudo horsfieldii kazachstanica) at Prague Zoo.

Photo

ANI104-00285

A Tunisian tortoise (Testudo graeca nabeulensis) at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This animal is the offspring of parents that were confiscated from the pet trade via the Prague Airport. The species is known from an extremely limited range in Tunisia. It is relatively new to science, but collection from the wild for the pet trade threatens its existence.

Photo

ANI104-00284

A Tunisian tortoise (Testudo graeca nabeulensis) at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This animal is the offspring of parents that were confiscated from the pet trade via the Prague Airport. The species is known from an extremely limited range in Tunisia. It is relatively new to science, but collection from the wild for the pet trade threatens its existence.

Photo

ANI104-00283

A Tunisian tortoise (Testudo graeca nabeulensis) at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This animal is the offspring of parents that were confiscated from the pet trade via the Prague Airport. The species is known from an extremely limited range in Tunisia. It is relatively new to science, but collection from the wild for the pet trade threatens its existence.

Photo

ANI104-00278

A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

Photo

ANI104-00277

A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

Photo

ANI104-00276

A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

Photo

ANI104-00275

A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

Photo

ANI092-00156

A male Petter’s chameleon (Furcifer petteri) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI092-00160

A female Böhme’s two-horned chameleon (Kinyongia boehmei) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida.

Photo

ANI092-00173

A male O’Shaughnessy’s chameleon (Calumma oshaughnessyi) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI092-00159

A male Böhme’s two-horned chameleon (Kinyongia boehmei) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida.

Photo

ANI092-00155

A male Petter’s chameleon (Furcifer petteri) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI092-00154

A female Petter’s chameleon (Furcifer petteri) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI092-00175

A female O’Shaughnessy’s chameleon (Calumma oshaughnessyi) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI092-00162

A female Böhme’s two-horned chameleon (Kinyongia boehmei) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida.

Photo

ANI092-00158

A female Petter’s chameleon (Furcifer petteri) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI092-00161

A male Böhme’s two-horned chameleon (Kinyongia boehmei) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida.

Photo

ANI092-00157

A male Petter’s chameleon (Furcifer petteri) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI092-00176

A female O’Shaughnessy’s chameleon (Calumma oshaughnessyi) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI092-00174

A male O’Shaughnessy’s chameleon (Calumma oshaughnessyi) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

FIS023-00471

Pavona coral (Pavona decussata) from a private collection in Saint Louis. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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: 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