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Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark (00:00)

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Renowned National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is a natural-born storyteller. His Photo Ark project is a digital "collection" of the world's rare and at-risk mammals, fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, and insects, and the focus of RARE - Creatures of the Photo Ark. This captivating series follows Sartore as he documents threatened species in the wild, at zoos, and in nature preserves. Throughout RARE, scientists and naturalists reveal surprising and important information about why ensuring the future of these animals is so critical. This series looks at factors driving extinction, including deforestation, rising sea levels, invasive species, pollution, and human development, which all impact creatures essential to the world’s ecosystems. And Sartore has seen how photos can lead to change. His images of parrots in South America and koalas in Australia prompted local governments to protect them. In the U.S., coverage of the Photo Ark has helped to save the Florida grasshopper sparrow and the Salt Creek tiger beetle. Journey with Sartore across the globe—to Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and Oceania—to chronicle his experiences as he seeks to inspire people to want to protect the many species of our planet.

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Renowned National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is a natural-born storyteller. His Photo Ark project is a digital "collection" of the world's rare and at-risk mammals, fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, and insects, and the focus of RARE - Creatures of the Photo Ark. This captivating series follows Sartore as he documents threatened species in the wild, at zoos, and in nature preserves. Throughout RARE, scientists and naturalists reveal surprising and important information about why ensuring the future of these animals is so critical. This series looks at factors driving extinction, including deforestation, rising sea levels, invasive species, pollution, and human development, which all impact creatures essential to the world’s ecosystems. And Sartore has seen how photos can lead to change. His images of parrots in South America and koalas in Australia prompted local governments to protect them. In the U.S., coverage of the Photo Ark has helped to save the Florida grasshopper sparrow and the Salt Creek tiger beetle. Journey with Sartore across the globe—to Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and Oceania—to chronicle his experiences as he seeks to inspire people to want to protect the many species of our planet.

Length: 159 minutes

Item#: BVL166837

Copyright date: ©2017

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