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A common spider crab (Macropodia rostrata) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal. This common spider crab is from the Lisbon area.

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A common spider crab (Macropodia rostrata) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal. This common spider crab is from the Lisbon area.

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A grizzly bear at rest on the edge of the Larson Bay dump.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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Magellanic owl feet (Bubo magellanicus) at the Santiago Zoo in Chile.

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A vulnerable common yabby (Cherax destructor) at the Healesville Sanctuary.

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A vulnerable common yabby (Cherax destructor) at the Healesville Sanctuary.

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A vulnerable common yabby (Cherax destructor) at the Healesville Sanctuary.

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

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A longhorn decorator crab (Chorilia longipes) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A tanner crab (Chionoecetes bairdi) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A Harris’s hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus unicinctus) at the National Aviary of Colombia (Aviario Nacional de Colombia).

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The talons of a South American great horned owl (Bubo virginianus nacurutu) at Parque Jaime Duque near Bogota, Colombia.

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The talons of a South American great horned owl (Bubo virginianus nacurutu) at Parque Jaime Duque near Bogota, Colombia.

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A brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) at the PanAmerican Conservation Association in Gamboa, Panama.

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A brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) at the PanAmerican Conservation Association in Gamboa, Panama.

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A Yuman fringe-toed lizard (Uma rufopunctata) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.

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The foot of a vulnerable Malayan box turtle (Cuora amboinensis) at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa.

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The feet of a Spanish eagle owl (Bubo bubo hispanus) at the Palm Beach Zoo.

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A three-toed sloth clings to an ambaibo tree in Madidi National Park, Bolivia.

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A three-toed sloth clings to an ambaibo tree in Madidi National Park, Bolivia.

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The feet of a greater bulldog bat (Noctilio leporinus) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A federally endangered light-footed clapper rail (Rallus longirostris levipes).

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Detail of the foot of a Galapagos land iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) on Urbina Bay, Isabela Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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Sara, the endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered whooping crane (Grus americana), at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. This is an educational bird.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened Arizona desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) at the Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure.

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Fragmentation of fragile habitat has added to the woes of the once-hardy desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizi). They are collected from soon-to-be-developed lands and sent to a center where they are adopted, euthanized (if ill), or used for research.

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A Mexican spiny-tail iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata), at the Chapultepec Zoo, Mexico City, Mexico.

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A Mexican spiny-tail iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata), at the Chapultepec Zoo, Mexico City, Mexico.

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A Mexican spiny-tail iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata), at the Chapultepec Zoo, Mexico City, Mexico.

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A Mexican spiny-tail iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata), at the Chapultepec Zoo, Mexico City, Mexico.

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A Mexican spiny-tail iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata), at the Chapultepec Zoo, Mexico City, Mexico.

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A Mexican spiny-tail iguana (Ctenosaura pectinata), at the Chapultepec Zoo, Mexico City, Mexico.

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