Portraits of America's Endangered Species
Joel Sartore has been a photographer for more than 20 years (17 with National Geographic), and his many assignments have taken him everywhere all over the world. He is the author of several books, a contributor to CBS Sunday Morning, and his work has appeared in Time, Life, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated.
"Just when we shed a tear, Sartore ends on a high with those creatures which have been brought back from the brink." -Sunday Mail (UK)
"Sartore, a Nebraska native, traveled the country to get glimpses of 69 species -- red wolves, Hawaiian orchids, hellbenders (a prehistoric-looking salamander), and sea turtles -- all now or once hanging on the verge of extinction." -CNN.com "To help us see what we stand to lose -- just here in the United States." -Lincoln Journal Star "An elegant depiction of some of the nation's most imperiled organisms." -Audubon "Joel Sartore is like the Richard Avedon for animals." -NPR The Picture Show