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A black-necked stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) at the Miller Park Zoo.

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A critically endangered blue-throated macaw (Ara glaucogularis) at the Houston Zoo.

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A great blue turaco (Corythaeola cristata) at the Houston Zoo.

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A great blue turaco (Corythaeola cristata) at the Houston Zoo.

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A great blue turaco (Corythaeola cristata) at the Houston Zoo.

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An endangered white-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii) at the Lowry Park Zoo.

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An endangered white-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus baudinii) at the Lowry Park Zoo.

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A Western Bluebill (Spermophaga haematina) at the Houston Zoo.

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Studio portrait of red knots (Calidris canutus). The species is a candidate for listing under the Endangered Species Act due to a rapid decline in population. It is on one food during it’s northward migration: horseshoe crab eggs. Overfishing of the crabs has led a dramatic the decline of both knots and crabs.

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