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Cincinnati Zoo

A vulnerable banded palm civet (Hemigalus derbyanus) named Yala at the Cincinnati Zoo. Yala means “go” in Arabic, the keepers said, which is appropriate because this creature moved like greased lighting. He is the last of his kind in North American zoos.

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Berlin Tierpark

A Central American margay (Leopardus wiedii nicaraguae) at Berlin Tierpark in Germany.

This species is listed as near threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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A rare little golden-mantled flying fox (Pteropus pumilus) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo, in Omaha, Nebraska.

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A vulnerable, male Dakota skipper (Hesperia dacotae) at the Minnesota Zoo.
This once thriving butterfly species, has spiraled into a steep decline due to dwindling prairie habitats.

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A vulnerable Siamese fighting fish or betta (Betta splendens) in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Avilon Zoo

A giant scops owl (Otus gurneyi) at the Avilon Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list and as federally endangered.

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Horsfield’s tarsier (Cephalopachus bancanus borneanus) at Taman Safari. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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Mabu the giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) at Zoo Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A long-eared owl (Asio otus otus) at Wildwood Trust near Canterbury, England.

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An Australian masked owl (Tyto novaehollandiae), from a Private Collection in Australia.

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A desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) at the Prague Zoo.

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A Rufous-cheeked laughingthrush (Garrulax castanotis castanotis) at the Prague Zoo.

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An orange-billed thrush (Geokichla citrina melli) at the Prague Zoo.

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A spotted laughingthrush (Garrulax ocellatus artemisiae) at the Prague Zoo.

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A sunda whistling thrush (Myophonus glaucinus) at the Prague Zoo.

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The feet of a striped owl (Asio clamator forbesi) at the Nispero Zoo.

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A striped owl (Asio clamator forbesi) at the Nispero Zoo.

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A striped owl (Asio clamator forbesi) at the Nispero Zoo.

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A striped owl (Asio clamator forbesi) at the Nispero Zoo.

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A red-billed buffalo weaver (Bubalornis niger) at the Prague Zoo.

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A male village weaver (Ploceus cucullatus) at the Prague Zoo.

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A chestnut-naped imperial pigeon (Ducula aenea paulina) at the Prague Zoo.

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