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A long-toothed dart moth (Dichagyris longidens). This species was rediscovered along the Pecos River near Santa Fe, NM, in Sept. of 2020, this is thought to be the first time this species of dart moth, Dichagyris longidens, has been photographed alive. It was collected using lights at night, photographed, and released back into the wild.

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A long-toothed dart moth (Dichagyris longidens). This species was rediscovered along the Pecos River near Santa Fe, NM, in Sept. of 2020, this is thought to be the first time this species of dart moth, Dichagyris longidens, has been photographed alive. It was collected using lights at night, photographed, and released back into the wild.

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An assassin snail (Clea helena) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove. As do many freshwater gastropods, they’ll commonly lay eggs on one another’s shells. Particularly if the area where they live is dominated by soft sediments such as sand and silt.

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An assassin snail (Clea helena) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove. As do many freshwater gastropods, they’ll commonly lay eggs on one another’s shells. Particularly if the area where they live is dominated by soft sediments such as sand and silt.

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A male Cape shoveler (Spatula smithii) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove.

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A twig snake (Thelotornis capensis) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove.

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A female black-casqued wattled hornbill (Ceratogymna atrata) at the Avian Biodiversity Center.

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A female black-casqued wattled hornbill (Ceratogymna atrata) at the Avian Biodiversity Center.

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A female black-casqued wattled hornbill (Ceratogymna atrata) at the Avian Biodiversity Center.

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A female black-casqued wattled hornbill (Ceratogymna atrata) at the Avian Biodiversity Center.

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A Manaus slender-legged tree frog (Osteocephalus taurinus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

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A Manaus slender-legged tree frog (Osteocephalus taurinus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

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A diving lizard or mophead iguana (Uranoscodon superciliosus) from the wild in Manaus, Brazil.

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A venter motted rocket frog (Hyloxalus infragutattus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Norte de Bucay, Chimborazo Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include farming, urban development, and Cacao plantations.

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A venter motted rocket frog (Hyloxalus infragutattus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Norte de Bucay, Chimborazo Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include farming, urban development, and Cacao plantations.

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A new frog species (Hyloxalus sp. nov. Cerro Masvale) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Cerro Masvale, Guayas Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include habitat destruction due to mining and urban development.

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A new frog species (Hyloxalus sp. nov. Cerro Masvale) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Cerro Masvale, Guayas Province, Ecuador. Threats to the species include habitat destruction due to mining and urban development.

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A male turtle carapaced marsupial frog (Gastrotheca testudinea) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Zunag, Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador.

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A male turtle carapaced marsupial frog (Gastrotheca testudinea) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Zunag, Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador.

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An endangered female gray-bellied marsupial frog (Gastrotheca litonedis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Busa Lagoon, Azuay Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by habitat loss.

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An endangered female gray-bellied marsupial frog (Gastrotheca litonedis) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Busa Lagoon, Azuay Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by habitat loss.

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A giant Blomberg toad (Rhaebo blombergi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Siete Cascadas, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. A very large toad species, easily measuring up to 25 cm. Local people claim it has measured up to 40cm. The species is declining due to deforestation and agricultural activities, especially palm plantations. Other threats include mining and the introduction of exotic species to the wild.

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A giant Blomberg toad (Rhaebo blombergi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Siete Cascadas, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. A very large toad species, easily measuring up to 25 cm. Local people claim it has measured up to 40cm. The species is declining due to deforestation and agricultural activities, especially palm plantations. Other threats include mining and the introduction of exotic species to the wild.

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A giant Blomberg toad (Rhaebo blombergi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Siete Cascadas, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. A very large toad species, easily measuring up to 25 cm. Local people claim it has measured up to 40cm. The species is declining due to deforestation and agricultural activities, especially palm plantations. Other threats include mining and the introduction of exotic species to the wild.

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A giant Blomberg toad (Rhaebo blombergi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Siete Cascadas, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. A very large toad species, easily measuring up to 25 cm. Local people claim it has measured up to 40cm. The species is declining due to deforestation and agricultural activities, especially palm plantations. Other threats include mining and the introduction of exotic species to the wild.

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A giant Blomberg toad (Rhaebo blombergi) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Siete Cascadas, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. A very large toad species, easily measuring up to 25 cm. Local people claim it has measured up to 40cm. The species is declining due to deforestation and agricultural activities, especially palm plantations. Other threats include mining and the introduction of exotic species to the wild.

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A fruit bat (Lissonycteris angolensis) hanging with wings folded, from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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An unidentified poker star coral (Montipora sp.) at the Akron Zoo.

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An unidentified poker star coral (Montipora sp.) at the Akron Zoo.

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A slate-colored junco (Junco hyemalis) at the Akron Zoo.

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A slate-colored junco (Junco hyemalis) at the Akron Zoo.

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A Javan banded pitta (Hydrornis guajanus) at Bali Bird Park in Bali, Indonesia.

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A Javan banded pitta (Hydrornis guajanus) at Bali Bird Park in Bali, Indonesia.

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A Javan banded pitta (Hydrornis guajanus) at Bali Bird Park in Bali, Indonesia.

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Two week old Keeled box turtle (Cuora mouhotii) at the Houston Zoo.

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Two week old Keeled box turtle (Cuora mouhotii) at the Houston Zoo.

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