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A Philippine mangrove snake (Boiga dendrophila multicincta) at the Avilon Zoo.

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Northern Luzon cloud rat (Phloeomys pallidus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A silvery mole rat (Heliophobius argenteocinereus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A crowned eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus) at the LA Zoo.

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A male and a female Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. The male’s name is Lamydoc. The female’s name is Katanga. Listed as critically endangered and federally endangered

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A male and female Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla ssp. gorilla) at the Gladys Porter Zoo. Lamydoc, the male, was born in 1963. The female (light gray in color) is his mate, and was born in 1964. Listed as critically endangered and federally endangered

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A federally endangered West African slender-snouted crocodile (Mecistops cataphractus) from the private collection of Curt Harbsmeier.

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A cross-banded mountain rattlesnake (Crotalus transversus) at the San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, Texas.

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