Moment of Wow: Awesome animals

National Geographic explorer Joel Sartore wants to document every captive species in the world in a project called Photo Ark. Check out some of his wow-worthy shots.

Like all frogs, the golden gliding frog from Asia moves its eyes down into its head when it swallows. This helps push food down its throat.
Like all frogs, the golden gliding frog from Asia moves its eyes down into its head when it swallows. This helps push food down its throat.
Photograph by Joel Sartore, National Geographic Photo Ark

Photo Ark is a joint project of National Geographic and Joel Sartore, who is on mission to take pictures of approximately 20,000 animal species living in zoos and wildlife sanctuaries around the world. He hopes to use the photos to inspire people to save the planet’s most endangered animals. Learn more at NatGeoPhotoArk.org