Early in his life, photographer Joel Sartore gained an affinity for nature and the environment through photos of extinct birds. Now, he has created the National Geographic Photo Ark, a multiyear project dedicated to species in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries.
5 - 8
Biology, Earth Science, Ecology
Joel Sartore has found new ways of bringing lesser known animals back into the spotlight. His Photo Ark project with National Geographic has already captured thousands of different at risk and captive animals, in hope of showing that they are unique and m
Photograph by National Geographic Staff Photographer
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May 20, 2022
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