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Park ranger holding a Temminck's ground pangolin (Smutsia temminckii), after rescuing it from poachers. This individual was later released back into the wild. Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.  -  Jen Guyton
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Jen Guyton / Park ranger holding a Temminck's ground pangolin (Smutsia temminckii), after rescuing it from poachers. This individual was later released back into the wild. Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.
Park ranger holding a Cape pangolin / Temminck's ground pangolin  (Smutsia temminckii), rescued from poachers. This picture was taken shortly before freeing the pangolin. Gorongosa National Park, Moza...  -  Jen Guyton
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Jen Guyton / Park ranger holding a Cape pangolin / Temminck's ground pangolin (Smutsia temminckii), rescued from poachers. This picture was taken shortly before freeing the pangolin. Gorongosa National Park, Moza...
Various Songbirds (Passerine) in cages, confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.  -  David Perpinan
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David Perpinan / Various Songbirds (Passerine) in cages, confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.
Blue fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva) chicks, confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.  -  David Perpinan
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David Perpinan / Blue fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva) chicks, confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.
Close-up of a carer feeding a Blue fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva), confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.  -  David Perpinan
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David Perpinan / Close-up of a carer feeding a Blue fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva), confiscated from illegal wildlife trade, Brazil.
Eurasian blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla) caught on limed stick, Cyprus. Finalist in The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Single Image Category of the Wildlife Photographer of  the Year Awards (WPOY) Com...  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Eurasian blackcaps (Sylvia atricapilla) caught on limed stick, Cyprus. Finalist in The Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Single Image Category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards (WPOY) Com...
Stockpiles of African elephant ivory burning, set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2016.  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Stockpiles of African elephant ivory burning, set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS), Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2016.
Chainsaw operator cutting down African oil palm ( Elaeis guineensis) in a plantation within the Protected Area of the Leuseur Ecosystem, part of a programme of habitat restoration, Tenggulun, Aceh Tam...  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Chainsaw operator cutting down African oil palm ( Elaeis guineensis) in a plantation within the Protected Area of the Leuseur Ecosystem, part of a programme of habitat restoration, Tenggulun, Aceh Tam...
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) ivory in piles, ready to be burnt by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). The burn included 105 tons of elephant ivory worth over $150 million Nairobi National Park,...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) ivory in piles, ready to be burnt by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). The burn included 105 tons of elephant ivory worth over $150 million Nairobi National Park,...
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) ivory in piles, ready to be burnt by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). The burn included 105 tons of elephant ivory worth over  $150 million Nairobi National Park...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) ivory in piles, ready to be burnt by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). The burn included 105 tons of elephant ivory worth over $150 million Nairobi National Park...
Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...
Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...
Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...
Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...
Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2...
Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) close up of paw showing sixth toe, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China.  -  Dong Lei
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Dong Lei / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) close up of paw showing sixth toe, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China.
Young Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) cub, offered for sale to the photographer by the young man who trapped it in the desert. Kebili Region, Tunisia. May 2014. Winner of the World in our Hands category, Wi...  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Young Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) cub, offered for sale to the photographer by the young man who trapped it in the desert. Kebili Region, Tunisia. May 2014. Winner of the World in our Hands category, Wi...
Dr Ken Cameron monitoring 'Ngobo', a darted blackback Western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla), anaesthetized to remove a wire snare from its wrist, Mongambe, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefec...  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Dr Ken Cameron monitoring 'Ngobo', a darted blackback Western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla), anaesthetized to remove a wire snare from its wrist, Mongambe, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefec...
Angelique Todd with veterinarians during the anaesthesia of 'Blackback' Western Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) 'Ngobo'. Gorilla anaesthetised by veterinary team in order to remove wire snare from wrist. Mo...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Angelique Todd with veterinarians during the anaesthesia of 'Blackback' Western Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) 'Ngobo'. Gorilla anaesthetised by veterinary team in order to remove wire snare from wrist. Mo...
Dying African forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis), shot and wounded by poachers, near Lokoue Bai. Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo.  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Dying African forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis), shot and wounded by poachers, near Lokoue Bai. Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo.
Hunter putting on a rucksack filled with bushmeat for transport to market, including Blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola) and Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, S...  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Hunter putting on a rucksack filled with bushmeat for transport to market, including Blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola) and Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, S...
Hunters preparing bushmeat for transport to market, including Blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola) and Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture...  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Hunters preparing bushmeat for transport to market, including Blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola) and Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture...
Panning shot of bushmeat, including Blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola) and  Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republi...  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Panning shot of bushmeat, including Blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola) and Putty-nosed monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republi...
Hunters with dead Putty-nosed Monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Hunters with dead Putty-nosed Monkey (Cercopithecus nictitans), Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.
Hunters putting a Tree pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis) into a sack to go to Bayanga market, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Hunters putting a Tree pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis) into a sack to go to Bayanga market, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.
Hunters with Tree pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis) catch preparing to go to Bayanga market, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Hunters with Tree pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis) catch preparing to go to Bayanga market, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.
Ecoguard inspection of bushmeat, Bayanga village, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Ecoguard inspection of bushmeat, Bayanga village, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.
Ecoguard inspection of rucksacks containing bushmeat, Bayanga village, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Ecoguard inspection of rucksacks containing bushmeat, Bayanga village, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.
Man unpacking a basket of Duiker (Cephalophinae) and Bushpig (Potamochoerus larvatus) meat in a village, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Man unpacking a basket of Duiker (Cephalophinae) and Bushpig (Potamochoerus larvatus) meat in a village, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic, May 2012.
Dead Grey-cheeked mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) and Tree pangolins (Phataginus tricuspis) for sale as bushmeat in a village, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Repu...  -  Jabruson Motion
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Jabruson Motion / Dead Grey-cheeked mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) and Tree pangolins (Phataginus tricuspis) for sale as bushmeat in a village, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Repu...
Eastern gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) juvenile confiscated from poachers by national park authorities from poachers, awaiting release to the wild in wooden crate, Djomba, Virunga National Park,...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Eastern gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) juvenile confiscated from poachers by national park authorities from poachers, awaiting release to the wild in wooden crate, Djomba, Virunga National Park,...
Eastern gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) confiscated juvenile recovered by National Park authorities from poachers, awaiting release to the wild in wooden crate, with hand reaching out, Djomba, Vir...  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Eastern gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) confiscated juvenile recovered by National Park authorities from poachers, awaiting release to the wild in wooden crate, with hand reaching out, Djomba, Vir...
Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in cage, confiscated from poachers, housed in Epulu, Okapi Wildlife Reserve, Orientale Province, North-East, Democratic Republic of Congo  -  Jabruson
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Jabruson / Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in cage, confiscated from poachers, housed in Epulu, Okapi Wildlife Reserve, Orientale Province, North-East, Democratic Republic of Congo
Blue tongued lizard / skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea) that was found inside a postal package labelled as DVD player. It was detected by Australia Post sorting facility in Melbourne. Department of Land, Wat...  -  Doug Gimesy
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Doug Gimesy / Blue tongued lizard / skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea) that was found inside a postal package labelled as DVD player. It was detected by Australia Post sorting facility in Melbourne. Department of Land, Wat...
White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) horn held in human hand. Rhino horn is trafficked illegally to the Far East to be used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and to feed demand from those who see it a...  -  Neil Aldridge
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Neil Aldridge / White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) horn held in human hand. Rhino horn is trafficked illegally to the Far East to be used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and to feed demand from those who see it a...
White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) horn held in human hand. Rhino horn is trafficked illegally to the Far East to be used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and to feed demand from those who see it a...  -  Neil Aldridge
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Neil Aldridge / White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) horn held in human hand. Rhino horn is trafficked illegally to the Far East to be used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and to feed demand from those who see it a...
Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) orphan aged 18 months being bottle-fed by photographer Tui De Roy. Tui originally discovered the poached mother in bushes and alerted Game Managers to the orphaned calf...  -  Tui De Roy
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Tui De Roy / Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) orphan aged 18 months being bottle-fed by photographer Tui De Roy. Tui originally discovered the poached mother in bushes and alerted Game Managers to the orphaned calf...
Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) calf orphaned by poaching, being rescued by Kenya Wildlife Service and Solio Ranch staff to be raised at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Orphanage, Nairobi. Solio Game Re...  -  Tui De Roy
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Tui De Roy / Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) calf orphaned by poaching, being rescued by Kenya Wildlife Service and Solio Ranch staff to be raised at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Orphanage, Nairobi. Solio Game Re...
Basket of tethered fish for sale at a wet market in Taiwan. Fish are bound mouth to tail, which bends them unnaturally and causes bones and cartilage to break. Tethering is illegal in Taiwan, but wide...  -  Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals
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Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals / Basket of tethered fish for sale at a wet market in Taiwan. Fish are bound mouth to tail, which bends them unnaturally and causes bones and cartilage to break. Tethering is illegal in Taiwan, but wide...
Tethered fish for sale at a wet market in Taiwan. Fish are bound mouth to tail, which bends them unnaturally and causes bones and cartilage to break. Tethering is illegal in Taiwan, but widely practic...  -  Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals
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Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals / Tethered fish for sale at a wet market in Taiwan. Fish are bound mouth to tail, which bends them unnaturally and causes bones and cartilage to break. Tethering is illegal in Taiwan, but widely practic...
Worker tethering fish for sale at a wet market in Taiwan. Fish are bound mouth to tail, which bends them unnaturally and causes bones and cartilage to break. Tethering is illegal in Taiwan, but widely...  -  Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals
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Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals / Worker tethering fish for sale at a wet market in Taiwan. Fish are bound mouth to tail, which bends them unnaturally and causes bones and cartilage to break. Tethering is illegal in Taiwan, but widely...
Chinese pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) at the Shenzhen Wildlife Rescue Center. It was purchased on the black market for 4000 RMB Yuan (approx £440), Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.  -  Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China
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Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China / Chinese pangolin (Manis pentadactyla) at the Shenzhen Wildlife Rescue Center. It was purchased on the black market for 4000 RMB Yuan (approx £440), Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Pangolin skeleton, one of the products confiscated by forest police, at the Nanning Wildlife Rescue Center, Nanning, China.  -  Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China
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Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China / Pangolin skeleton, one of the products confiscated by forest police, at the Nanning Wildlife Rescue Center, Nanning, China.
Six Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) seized from a commercial tenant's rental house during an operation by the forest police. Conghua market, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.  -  Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China
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Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China / Six Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) seized from a commercial tenant's rental house during an operation by the forest police. Conghua market, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Six Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) seized from a commercial tenant's rental house during an operation by the forest police. Conghua market, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.  -  Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China
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Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China / Six Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) seized from a commercial tenant's rental house during an operation by the forest police. Conghua market, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Iguanas in a cage for sale, Conghua Market, Guangzhou, China.  -  Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China
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Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China / Iguanas in a cage for sale, Conghua Market, Guangzhou, China.
Lizards for sale at Conghua market. Vendors hide lizards in rental houses nearby. Conghua black market, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.  -  Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China
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Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China / Lizards for sale at Conghua market. Vendors hide lizards in rental houses nearby. Conghua black market, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Pangolin scales for sale in a Chinese medicine store in Beijing, China.  -  Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China
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Xiao Shibai / Wild Wonders of China / Pangolin scales for sale in a Chinese medicine store in Beijing, China.
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