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Juvenile katydid (Arantia sp.), from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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Juvenile katydid (Arantia sp.), from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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Wulfing’s stick insect (Acrophylla wuelfingi) at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo.”

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Biologists from Cornell eat their lunch standing while searching for the ivory billed woodpecker in the White River National Wildlife Refuge in St. Charles, Arkansas.

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A grasshopper sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) nest is well camouflaged in the thick prairie grasses along the Platte River near Wood River, Nebraska.

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Army soldiers doing training exercises at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

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Army soldiers doing training exercises at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

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Army soldiers doing training exercises at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

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Army soldiers doing training exercises at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

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Army soldiers doing training exercises at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

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Army soldiers doing training exercises at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

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Troops line up before live fire training excercises at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas.

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Juvenile katydid (Arantia sp.), from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A female Attwater’s prairie-chicken hides in the grass at a captive breeding facility.

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A mother watches over a juvenile Attwater’s prairie-chicken at a captive breeding facility.

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A female Attwater’s prairie-chicken hides in the grass at a captive breeding facility.

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A Great potoo (Nyctibius grandis) is camouflaged as a dead tree branch in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

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Basic training at Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida.

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Bald eagle chicks are fed with hand puppets through a series of holes in the Sutton Avian Research Center’s “chick lab.”

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Joel Sartore, in a “ghost costume,” in room #2 of the chick lab at the Sutton Avian Research Center near Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

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A bald eagle chick with its surrogate mother, a hand puppet resembling an adult bald eagle, at the Sutton Avian Research Center near Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The hand puppet is used extensively to get the chicks to feed during their first few weeks of life.

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An 18-day-old bald eagle chick at the Sutton Avian Research Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, This chick was hatched in captivity as part of the Bald Eagle Recovery Act. After the chicks are seven days old, they will never see nor hear their human hosts in order to keep the birds wild.

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A bald eagle chick is moved out of the chick lab and into a large barn nearby by workers wearing “ghost costumes” at the Sutton Avian Research Center’s incubation room near Bartlesville, OK. This chick was hatched in captivity as part of the Bald Eagle Recovery Act. After the chick is seven days old, it will never see nor hear its human host in order to keep the bird wild.

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A bald eagle chick is weighed by workers wearing “ghost costumes” at the Sutton Avian Research Center’s incubation room near Bartlesville, OK. This chick was hatched in captivity as part of the Bald Eagle Recovery Act. After the chick is seven days old, it will never see nor hear its human host in order to keep the bird wild.

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A bald eagle chick is weighed by workers wearing “ghost costumes” at the Sutton Avian Research Center’s incubation room near Bartlesville, OK. This chick was hatched in captivity as part of the Bald Eagle Recovery Act. After the chick is seven days old, it will never see nor hear its human host in order to keep the bird wild.

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A bald eagle chick is weighed by workers wearing “ghost costumes” at the Sutton Avian Research Center’s incubation room near Bartlesville, OK. This chick was hatched in captivity as part of the Bald Eagle Recovery Act. After the chick is seven days old, it will never see nor hear its human host in order to keep the bird wild.

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A bald eagle chick is weighed by workers wearing “ghost costumes” at the Sutton Avian Research Center’s incubation room near Bartlesville, OK. This chick was hatched in captivity as part of the Bald Eagle Recovery Act. After the chick is seven days old, it will never see nor hear its human host in order to keep the bird wild.

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A moth blends in perfectly with the bark of a tree in the rainforests of Bolivia’s Madidi National Park.

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A tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) at the Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City, Missouri.

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A Vietnamese walking stick (Baculum extradentatum) at the Kansas City Zoo.

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