Continuing his mission to photograph all the animal species in human care, Joel Sartore presented a new crop of photographs, this time selected to represent the amazing diversity of the world's animals. He is a gifted portraitist, so expect to develop warm feelings for the Egyptian fruit bat, the Malaysian golden gliding tree frog, and the melancholy-looking Patas monkey. Many of Sartore's images are cleverly paired, like the catfish and the mouse with the same stripes down their backs, the tarantula and the poison dart frog both cobalt blue, or the tiny lizard and the weighty ox both sporting pointed horns.
"No one can look at these sensitive portraits of the incredible animal beings and not be amazed and inspired to do all in our power to preserve them…. I can think of no other book with such a compelling message."—Jane Goodall