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Right before photographer Theron Humphrey started a 50-state photo-project road trip, he made a stop in a Marietta, Georgia, animal shelter and adopted a puppy, Maddie. She accompanied him across 65,000 miles, quickly becoming what Humphrey describes as his best friend.

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Animals • Photo Book • Portraits • Theron Humphrey • Travel • U.S.
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Photographer Anne Berry created fine-art photographs of primates behind glass, capturing the nostalgia of the animals living in captivity and illustrating human’s purposeful separation from the natural world. “I want people to feel some melancholy and empathy” when looking at the images, she said.

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Animals • Anne Berry • Black-and-white • Fine Art Photography
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In the pre-paparazzi world, Hollywood studios carefully controlled the images of stars. Knowing that staged photo shoots made an actor more sympathetic with the public, studios set up their big names with pets - but not necessarily with ones they owned.

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Animals • Black-and-white • Entertainment • Historic Photos • Hollywood • John Kobal Foundation • U.S.

The African hunting scene draws tourists from around the globe interested in chasing and killing some of the world’s most dangerous game. For four years, photographer David Chancellor has traveled with some of these hunters in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Africa • Animals • David Chancellor • Institute
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Scientists estimate that another species becomes extinct every 20 minutes. Marc Schlossman has been exploring the depths of extinction at the Field Museum in Chicago. Documenting birds, amphibians and reptiles lost to history, his ongoing project questions the role of humans as the rate of extinction continues.

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Animals • Biology • Marc Schlossman • Panos Pictures • U.S.
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Photographer Viviana Peretti recently completed a series on animals in captivity at the Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium. She visited the exhibits at least twice a week for three months starting in January. Before this project, she had never stepped foot in a zoo. She was always opposed to the idea.

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