Pulitzer Center Update

Sean Gallagher Takes Over @PulitzerCenter Instagram This Week

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Liu Feng, 53, with one of his son’s pet Cranwell’s horned frogs (Ceratophrys cranwelli), native to Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay. The frog is a popular species among collectors due to its resemblance to the computer game character Pac-Man. It is one of 30 different frogs that he and his son keep in their small apartment in central Beijing. Image by Sean Gallagher. China, 2017.

Liu Feng, 53, with one of his son’s pet Cranwell’s horned frogs (Ceratophrys cranwelli), native to Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay. The frog is a popular species among collectors due to its resemblance to the computer game character Pac-Man. It is one of 30 different frogs that he and his son keep in their small apartment in central Beijing. Image by Sean Gallagher. China, 2017.

Sean Gallagher will be posting his photography from the project, Exotic Pets in China Fuelling Biodiversity Loss.

It is estimated that up to one million people own exotic pets in China. Trade in these animals is linked to species loss in some of the world’s threatened ecosystems. Gallagher takes portraits of these animals and their owners.

Check out the @PulitzerCenter Instagram this week to see his work.