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NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Catalog of Images

2000 thumbnail picture
Turtle laying eggs
2001 thumbnail picture
Turtle coming ashore
2002 thumbnail picture
A sea turtle clutch
2003 thumbnail picture
Baby tortoises
Senegal, Africa
2004 thumbnail picture
Top view of tortoise
Senegal, Africa
2005 thumbnail picture
Male tortoise
Senegal, Africa
2006 thumbnail picture
Female tortoise
Senegal, Africa
2007 thumbnail picture
Sign providing information to determine sex of tortoise
Senegal, Africa
2008 thumbnail picture
Sign depicting anatomy of marine turtle
Senegal, Africa
2009 thumbnail picture
Sign depicting species of turtles found in Senegal.
Senegal, Africa
2010 thumbnail picture
A sulcata tortoise (Geochelone sulcata) , a land-dwelling reptile native to Northern Africa. Ridges less pronounced than in images anim2015 and anim2016.
Senegal, Africa
2011 thumbnail picture
A sulcata tortoise (Geochelone sulcata) , a land-dwelling reptile native to Northern Africa.
Senegal, Africa
2012 thumbnail picture
A sulcata tortoise (Geochelone sulcata) , a land-dwelling reptile native to Northern Africa.
Senegal, Africa
2013 thumbnail picture
Puff adders, among the most deadly creatures on earth.
Senegal, Africa
2014 thumbnail picture
Puff adders, among the most deadly creatures on earth.
Senegal, Africa
2015 thumbnail picture
Bird stakes are a cost-effective means of providing fertilizer to newly planted seagrass shoots and injured areas devoid of seagrasses.
Florida, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
2016 thumbnail picture
A moose seen just off the highway on Cameron Pass on Colorado Highway 14.
Colorado
2017 thumbnail picture
Bison seen at Yellowstone
Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park
2018 thumbnail picture
Bobcat roaming through the brush near the Piedras Blancas lighthouse. Bobcats are crepuscular, mostly active at dawn and dusk. The elusive creatures hunt rabbits and other small mammals.
California, Point Piedras Blancas
2019 thumbnail picture
Iguana on the beach.
East Pacific Ocean
2020 thumbnail picture
An unintended catch, a Kemp's Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempi), came up with a trawl but was returned to the sea safe and sound.
Gulf of Mexico 2011
2021 thumbnail picture
Trained NOAA scientists measure the carapace length of this unexpected catch. Before being returned to the Gulf of Mexico, this Kemp's Ridley turtle was outfitted with two flipper tags. These tags can be used to help scientists monitor the life history of this particular turtle.
Gulf of Mexico 2011
2022 thumbnail picture
Trained NOAA scientists fit this Kemp's Ridley sea turtle with tags that can be used to collect additional data should the turtle be caught again.
Gulf of Mexico 2011
2023 thumbnail picture
A large number of marine iguanas whose skin color blends right into the volcanic rocks of the Galapagos.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 2012
2024 thumbnail picture
During mating season, sometimes male iguanas change to a reddish or brown color.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 2012
2025 thumbnail picture
Giant Galapagos tortoises.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 2012
2026 thumbnail picture
The only species of equatorial penguins, these flightless birds are warming up on the rocks.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora 2012
2027 thumbnail picture
Frigate birds on the MELVILLE's rigging.
Ecuador, Tropical East Pacific Ocean 2012
2028 thumbnail picture
A blue-footed booby.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands 2012
2029 thumbnail picture
A yellow finch, a member of the group known as Darwin's finches.
Ecuador, Galapagos Islands 2012
2030 thumbnail picture
Black-footed albatross
California, Cordell Bank 2012
2031 thumbnail picture
Osprey landing on platform at dusk.
Florida, East Coast 2011
2032 thumbnail picture
Laughing gull in flight.
Florida, East Coast 2011
2033 thumbnail picture
Terns and gulls on ship's crane.
2010
2034 thumbnail picture
Sea otter lollygagging about on the surface
Alaska
2035 thumbnail picture
A group of sea otters together is known as a raft.
Alaska
2036 thumbnail picture
Great shearwater in flight.
Maine, Gulf of Maine 2012 June
2037 thumbnail picture
Shearwater skimming the water
2038 thumbnail picture
South polar skua
2039 thumbnail picture
Caspian terns hitching a ride
2040 thumbnail picture
White-faced storm petrel
2041 thumbnail picture
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2042 thumbnail picture
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2043 thumbnail picture
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2044 thumbnail picture
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2045 thumbnail picture
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2046 thumbnail picture
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2047 thumbnail picture
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2048 thumbnail picture
Humpback whale straining krill.
Alaska Southeast
2049 thumbnail picture
Head of humpback whale on the surface.
Alaska Southeast

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