No102 Spain: Palm Honey
High-climbing 'guaraperos' tap an iconic tree for sap in La Gomera, Canary Islands.
No84 England: Falconer
An aristocratic pastime involves training, admiring—and almost becoming—a bird of prey.
No56 Papua New Guinea: Bird of Paradise
Come mating time, the King-of-Saxony male makes a ruckus. Collaboration: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
No55 West Papua: Riflebird
A male bird-of-paradise performs a dramatic courtship dance. Collaboration: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
No52 Thailand: Swords
A Lampang workshop specializes in the dha, a traditional Southeast Asian sword.
No26 United States: Elk Refuge
In winter, a Wyoming town welcomes to the world’s largest gathering of elk.