A local woman from Mauritania. The Sahara Challenge follows a bunch of adventure junkies as they do battle with each other and the extreme and unpredictable Sahara environment. This image is from Mad Way South: The Sahara Challenge.
Southern Tanzania: A male lion bares his teeth in the Selous Game reserve. The reserve is home to an estimated 4300 lions. Are these prides the source of the man-eating lions terrorizing the villages outside the reserve? This image is from Man Hunt.
A close-up shot of local Tzotzil Shaman, Jose Joaquin Vasquez as he performs a sacred ritual to protect the people of Zinacantan, translated as " the People of the Bats." This image is from Man V Monster.
Sahara Desert: The rare Mali elephant undertakes the longest elephant migration on Earth, a 300-mile circle around the heart of landlocked Mali in West Africa. Traversing the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, the only way to survive is to keep moving across the scorched earth from water to water, food to food both in desperately short supply. This image is from Great Migrations.
A rescued llama leads a line of rescued sheep at Piper's Place, the new rescue center at the DeYoung Family Zoo. Located on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the zoo was opened in 1990 and now sustains over 400 animals. This image is from My Life is a Zoo.