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Capturing Nature's Fragile Wonders

Joel Sartore

Joel Sartore is an award-winning photographer, author and speaker whose lens focuses on endangered species and landscapes around the world.

Two years ago, he was named National Geographic Explorer of the Year - and he is a regular contributor to National Geographic Magazine.

Tonight, Joel will speak at The Tennessee Aquarium’s IMAX 3D Theater here in Chattanooga, starting at 6:30 PM.

On his way to Chattanooga, he joined us by phone for a conversation...

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