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A young female snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus).
The talons of a Blyth’s hawk-eagle (Nisaetus alboniger) at Jurong Bird Park, of Wildlife Reserves Singapore.
A studio portrait of an American lobster, Homarus americanus.
A great anglehead lizard (Gonocephalus grandis) from a private collection.
A tube pea crab (Pinnixa chaetopterana) at Pure Aquariums from the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab.
An arrow crab (Stenorhynchus seticornis) at Pure Aquariums from the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab.
A Halloween crab (Gecarcinus quadratus) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A banded flat rock scorpion (Hadogenes paucidens) at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
A banded flatrock scorpion (Hadogenes paucidens) at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
A Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni florenciae) at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas.
Coconut crab (Birgus latro) at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa.
The foot of a Mertens’ water monitor (Varanus mertensi) at the Omaha Zoo.
A Moon crab (Gecarcinus quadratus) at the Omaha Zoo.
The white color morph of the red-footed booby (Sula sula) on Tower Island in Galapagos National Park.
Detail of the foot of a Galapagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis vicina) on Urbina Bay, Isabela Island in Galapagos National Park.
A studio portrait of a six-lined racerunner (Cnemidophorus sexlineata) from the Ozarks of southern Missouri.
A studio portrait of an eastern red bat, Lasiurus borealis.
A grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) at the Sedgwick County Zoo.
A vulnerable Parker’s snake-necked turtle (Chelodina parkeri).
A eastern river cooter (Pseudemys concinna concinna) at the Tennessee Aquarium.
A male river cooter (Pseudemys concinna). Its long claws are used to stroke the female’s face during courtship.
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