A Red-tailed Tropicbird soars high near cliffs on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Melissa Groo is a wildlife photographer, writer, and conservationist. She’s passionate about conveying the marvels of the natural world to diverse audiences. By capturing and sharing stories about individual wild animals, she hopes to raise awareness and change minds about not only the extrinsic beauty of animals, but also their intrinsic worth. Melissa is an Associate Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers .