by Piotr Naskrecki and Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier
October 24, 2012 When a species gets rare, its market value rises. The higher its price, the more it's hunted. The more it's hunted, the rarer it gets. It's not a happy cycle — and leads to outrageous prices, like $50,000 cycads and $736,000 fish.
Colors on the highly toxic bush hopper warn predators to stay away.
February 9, 2012 What if a dinosaur was found in Africa? Would you consider it worthy of conservation? If so, why — and why not a horseshoe crab species that's even older? That's what photographer Piotr Naskrecki wants to know.
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