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A Hartlaub’s turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi) at the Houston Zoo.

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A Hartlaub’s turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi) at the Houston Zoo.

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Moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) from the Toledo Zoo, Toldeo, Ohio.

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A giant desert centipede (Scolopendra polymorpha). At the Riverside Zoo.

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An endangered Malayan tiger, Panthera tigris jacksoni, at the Omaha Zoo.

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A Harris’s hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, NY.

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A Harris’s hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, NY.

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A Harris’s hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, NY.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) at the Fresno Cahffee Zoo, Fresno, California.

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A superb bird of paradise (Lophorina superba) displays iridescent chest feathers at the Houston Zoo.

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A hawk-headed parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus) at the Houston Zoo.

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A three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the Houston Zoo.

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A three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the Houston Zoo.

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A three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the Houston Zoo.

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A three-toed box turtle (Terrapene carolina triunguis) from the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered Madagascar big-headed turtle (Erymnochelys madagascariensis) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered Madagascar big-headed turtle (Erymnochelys madagascariensis) at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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The hand of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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The hand of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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The tail of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus) a critically-endangered mammal from Victoria, Australia.

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A musk ox (Ovibos moschatus moschatus) at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, AK.

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A giant Chinese tree frog (Rhacophorus dennysi) at Reptile Gardens.

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A Central American forest cockroach (Blaberus discoidalis) at the St. Louis Zoo.

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A federally endangered Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi), infected with chytrid fungus, at the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, Missouri. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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A federally endangered Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi), infected with chytrid fungus, at the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, Missouri. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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Partula snails (Partula nodosa) at the St. Louis Zoo’s Monsanto Insectarium. Once found in French Polynesia, this species is now extinct in the wild.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered snow leopard (Panthera uncia) at the Miller Park Zoo.

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Staghorn coral (Acropora youngei) at Loro Parque’s aquarium in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

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Pulsing Xenia (Xenia umbellata) at Loro Parque’s aquarium in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

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Spaghetti finger leather coral (Sinularia flexibilis) at Loro Parque’s aquarium in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain

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Green star polyps coral, (Pachyclavularia violacea) at Loro Parque’s aquarium in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain.
A parasitic tiny starfish (Ophicomella sexradia) is shown on this coral.

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