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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on North Seymour, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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Joel Sartore prepares to photograph El Segundo flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus terminatus). With fewer than 100 individuals left on Earth, this species is as close to extinction as you can get. This animal was thought to be extinct since the end of the 1960s but a small remnant population was discovered in the early 2000s.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) preys on a juvenile painted locust (Schistocerca melanocera) on Santa Cruz Island.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on North Seymour, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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Children sit patiently for an Easter egg hunt at a house in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Coffee vendor walking with commuter cars in line outside the Sumner tunnel in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Illegal immigrants await deportation back to Mexico at a detention center at Brownsville, Texas.

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A group of oiled pelicans recused from the gulf oil spill waiting to be washed at the rehab center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana. This is were the majority of the oiled birds were brought in from the deep water horizon oil spill.

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A group of oiled pelicans recused from the gulf oil spill waiting to be washed at the rehab center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana. This is were the majority of the oiled birds were brought in from the deep water horizon oil spill.

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A mother tells her children good-bye at their house as they leave for school in the morning in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A young man and girl bird watching along the Steamboat Trace trail between Nebraska City and Peru, Nebraska.

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A young man and girl bird watching along the Steamboat Trace trail between Nebraska City and Peru, Nebraska.

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A young man and girl bird watching along the Steamboat Trace trail between Nebraska City and Peru, Nebraska.

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A father with his daughter in the entryway of their home in Washington D.C.

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A silhouetted man on his computer while he waits for his airplane to baord.

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Detasslers bite their nails in anticipation as they wait to find out how much money they’ve made. Detassling crews put in long, tough days during the summer as they remove the tassels from seed corn. (Seed corn is harvested and then planted by farmers to grow corn for livestock feed, food additives, and ethanol production.)

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A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

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A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

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A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

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A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

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A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

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A grizzly bear sits in a culvert trap and waits to be relocated. The bear and her cub were caught after prowling through neighborhoods near Whitefish, Montana.

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Two men talk while waiting around at a cattle auction in Cottonwood, California.

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A group of men waiting around at a cattle auction in Cottonwood, California.

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