The Photo Ark Vanishing

The Photo Ark Vanishing

The World's Most Vulnerable Animals

Book - 2019
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Random House, Inc.
Celebrated National Geographic photojournalist Joel Sartore continues his Photo Ark quest, photographing species around the world that are escaping extinction thanks to human efforts.

Joel Sartore's quest to photograph all the animal species under human care celebrates its 15th year with this glorious and heartwrenching collection of photographs. The animals featured in these pages are either destined for extinction or already extinct in the wild but still alive today, thanks to dedication of a heroic group committed to their continued survival. From the majestic Sumatran rhinoceros to the tiny Salt Creek tiger beetle, Sartore's photographs bring us eye to eye with the kaleidoscopic diversity of shapes, colors, personalities, and attitudes of the animal world.

In these vivid pages, Sartore singles out the species most likely to disappear in the next decades, as well as some that have already been lost. Alongside these indelible images are the words of scientists and conservationists who are working to protect and restore populations of endangered species. With Sartore's distinctive portrait photography, he invites us to look closer--and to care more.

Baker & Taylor
Published to mark the 15th anniversary of Photo Ark, a continuation of the National Geographic contributor’s efforts to photograph species on the brink of extinction combines vibrant, diverse photography with quotes by leading scientists and conservationists. Illustrations.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2019]
ISBN: 9781426220593
1426220596
Branch Call Number: 779.32 Sa773p 2019
Characteristics: 397 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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