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Portraits of America’s Endangered Species

Joel Sartore’s haunting photographs in “Rare: Portraits of America’s Endangered Species” are a roll call of North America’s most endangered wildlife, and they present an urgent call to action in the fight to save plants and animals from extinction.

| January 21, 2010

  • Rare Joel Sartore
    “Rare” features studio portraits of 69 endangered species in North America, from polar bears to whooping cranes.
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Crested toad
    A Puerto Rican crested toad (Peltophryne lemur) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kan.www.joelsartore.com 
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Yellow legged mountain frog
    Southern mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa).www.joelsartore.com
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Atlantic loggerhead turtle
    A federally endangered Atlantic loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, S.C.www.joelsartore.com
    JOEL SARTORE
  • California tiger salamander
    A California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense), an endangered amphibian at the Fresno/Chaffee Zoo in Fresno, Calif.www.joelsartore.com 
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Black footed ferret
    A black-footed ferret at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, Colo.www.joelsartore.com 
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Northern spotted owls
    Northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Ore.www.joelsartore.com 
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Perigrine falcon
    A portrait of a peregrine falcon at Raptor Recovery in Elmwood, Neb.www.joelsartore.com 
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Ocelot Sartore
    A 3-year-old ocelot (Leopardis pardalis) named Diego, part of the Children’s Zoo area of the San Diego Zoo.www.joelsartore.com 
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Gray wolf photo
    A gray wolf at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, N.Y.www.joelsartore.com 
    JOEL SARTORE
  • Gulo gulo wolverine
    A wolverine (Gulo gulo) named ‘Stinky’ at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, N.Y.www.joelsartore.com 
    JOEL SARTORE

  • Rare Joel Sartore
  • Crested toad
  • Yellow legged mountain frog
  • Atlantic loggerhead turtle
  • California tiger salamander
  • Black footed ferret
  • Northern spotted owls
  • Perigrine falcon
  • Ocelot Sartore
  • Gray wolf photo
  • Gulo gulo wolverine

These photographs and the following text are an excerpt from Rare: Portraits of America’s Endangered Species by Joel Sartore (National Geographic Focal Point, available March 16, 2010). Sartore has been a wildlife photojournalist at National Geographic for more than two decades. Rare is Sartore’s four-year investigation into the Endangered Species Act and the creatures it exists to protect. Listen to Joel discuss the book on MOTHER EARTH NEWS Radio . 

They say the true measure of a person, or of society, is how we treat the least among us.

Do we choose to save things that may contribute nothing to our bottom line?

If money is all that matters, then we’re headed for a very poor world indeed. Can you imagine a planet without wolves? Without frogs? Without pollinating insects?



Of course, the elephant in the room is human overpopulation. We’re nearing 7 billion people now, and the population continues to expand exponentially. As human culture overtakes the planet, other living things have less room and are pushed to extinction. It’s as simple as that.

So wouldn’t it be great to begin a national dialogue now about the importance of saving the wild places that remain and the species that live there?

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