Sneak Peek at Species from 60 Minutes Story on Joel Sartore and the National Geographic Photo Ark

This Sunday on CBS at 7:30 pm ET, 60 Minutes is scheduled to air a story on photographer and 2018 Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year Joel Sartore. The story profiles Sartore and his amazing quest to document all of the approximately 12,000 species living in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries for the National Geographic Photo Ark.

The piece was shot on assignment with CBS correspondent Bill Whitaker and the 60 Minutes crew joining Sartore in the Philippines, where they documented his photo shoots at the Avilon Zoo and the Talarak Foundation.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the weird and wonderful species from Sartore’s visit to the Philippines with 60 Minutes:

For information about how to watch the 60 Minutes story about Sartore and the National Geographic Photo Ark, check out this National Geographic article. National Geographic Photo Ark fans are invited to join the conversation about protecting species and their habitats on social media with the hashtag #PhotoArk and to learn more about how to get involved with the project at


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