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A roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. .

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Damaraland mole rats (Fukomys damarensis) at the Houston Zoo. These burrowing rodents from sub-Saharan Africa are one of only two known eusocial mammals.

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A mouse opossum (Thylamys elegans) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.

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Bilby (Macrotis lagotis), a vulnerable Australian mammal.

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Bilby (Macrotis lagotis), a vulnerable Australian mammal.

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An Egyptian Plover (Pluvianus aegyptius) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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Various finches including two blue-headed cordon-bleus (Uraeginthus cyanocephala), a lavender waxbill (Estrilda caerulescens), a red-headed Finch (Amadina erythrocephala) and a red-billed firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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Various finches including a blue-headed cordon-bleu (Uraeginthus cyanocephala), a lavender waxbill (Estrilda caerulescens), a red-headed Finch (Amadina erythrocephala) and a white-rumped parson finch (Poephila cincta cincta) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A male summer tanager (Piranga rubra) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A male summer tanager (Piranga rubra) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A male summer tanager (Piranga rubra) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) named Zephyr at the Point Defiance Zoo.

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A Bermuda diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin). This may soon be designated as a separate subspecies or even a full species, and was photographed at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo.

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Golden pheasants (Chrysolophus pictus) at the Bramble Park Zoo.

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A mata mata turtle (Chelus fimbriatus) at Zoo Atlanta.

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A Mangrove salt marsh snake (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda) at a private collection.

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A Mangrove salt marsh snake (Nerodia clarkii compressicauda) at a private collection.

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A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

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A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

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A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

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A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

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A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

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A critically endangered Kleinmann’s tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni) egg and baby at the Woodland Park Zoo.

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Blanding’s turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) at the Toledo Zoo.

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An Egyptian fruit bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.

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An Angel Island chuckwalla also known as a spiny chuckwalla (Sauromalus hispidus) at the Houston Zoo.

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An Angel Island chuckwalla also known as a spiny chuckwalla (Sauromalus hispidus) at the Houston Zoo.

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An Angel Island chuckwalla also known as a spiny chuckwalla (Sauromalus hispidus) at the Houston Zoo.

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An albino Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) at the Columbus Zoo.

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Utah milk snake (Lampropeltis triangulum taylori) at the LA Zoo.

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A Kenyan Sand Boa (Eryx colubrinus loveridgei) at Sedgwick County Zoo.

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A laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) at the Denver Zoo, Denver, Colorado.

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A trumpeter hornbill (Ceratogymna bucinator) at the Denver Zoo, Denver, Colorado.

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An auger buzzard (Buteo auger) at the Denver zoo, Denver, Colorado.

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