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Endangered Species Featured in Stunning Photo Ark Images

This Endangered Species Day, the National Geographic Society is shining a light on species at risk around the globe. In collaboration with out-of-home advertising associations in 22 countries, we are showcasing 10 animals from the National Geographic Photo Ark on digital billboards, mall kiosks, tram cars, rail station displays and other digital out-of-home formats. All of these species are listed as vulnerable, endangered, or critically endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List. You can see these animals and other species at risk below and can head to PhotoArk.org to learn more about what you can do to protect them.

ALL PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOEL SARTORE/PHOTO ARK

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Rolf recently joined National Geographic Society's Digital department, as Photo Editor/Digital. His career has been mostly in commercial photo art directing and re-focusing his work into conservation is fulfillment of a longtime goal.

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