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A federally-endangered Guyandotte River crayfish (Cambarus veteranus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species is only known from two streams in West Virginia. The total stream distance it is found in is about 25 miles total. Both streams are threatened by surface and underground coal mining.

The parents of this animal were collected in Wyoming County, WV, in 2015. This individual was born in the West Liberty Crayfish Conservation Lab in the summer of 2016. It represents one of the first of its kind to be reared in human care.

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A depression crayfish (Cambarus rusticiformis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Little River, Trigg County, Kentucky.

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A depression crayfish (Cambarus rusticiformis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Little River, Trigg County, Kentucky.

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Two Calabash nutmeg flowers (Monodora myristica) in Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A South American puffing snake (Pseustes sulphureus) at the Brevard Zoo.

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A South American puffing snake (Pseustes sulphureus) at the Brevard Zoo.

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A South American puffing snake (Pseustes sulphureus) at the Brevard Zoo.

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A striped mud turtle (Kinosternon baurii) named Madeline at the Brevard Zoo.

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A striped mud turtle (Kinosternon baurii) named Madeline at the Brevard Zoo.

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A white-banded fishing spider (Dolomedes albineus) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A bandtail searobin (Prionotus ophryas) at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. This is part of the Audubon Nature Institute. This species has fin rays that are modified from the front of the pectoral fins, enabling the animal to walk and probe for food in the sand on the ocean floor.

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A bandtail searobin (Prionotus ophryas) at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. This is part of the Audubon Nature Institute. This species has fin rays that are modified from the front of the pectoral fins, enabling the animal to walk and probe for food in the sand on the ocean floor.

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A yellowhead jawfish (Opistognathus aurifrons) at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. This is part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A yellowhead jawfish (Opistognathus aurifrons) at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. This is part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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An endangered female Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) at the Audubon Zoo. This animal is named Ixchel.

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An endangered female Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) at the Audubon Zoo. This animal is named Ixchel.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A juvenile red-footed booby (Sula sula) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas. This animal came in as a baby, found on the beach in the Galveston area.

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A red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus alleni or Buteo lineatus extimus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A Bewick’s wren (Thryomanes bewickii) at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. This bird lost its tail to a house cat attack.

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A Bewick’s wren (Thryomanes bewickii) at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. This bird lost its tail to a house cat attack.

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A Bewick’s wren (Thryomanes bewickii) at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. This bird lost its tail to a house cat attack.

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A French grunt (Haemulon flavolineatum) at the Denver Zoo.

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A dusky sawfish (Opistognathus whitehurstii) at the Denver Zoo.

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A bucktooth parrotfish (Calotomus carolinus) at the Denver Zoo.

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A clown leporinus (Leporinus klausewitzi) at the Denver Zoo.

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A clown leporinus (Leporinus klausewitzi) at the Denver Zoo.

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A 126-day-old yellowtail jack (Seriola dorsalis) cultured by Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and photographed at SeaWorld San Diego.

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A 126-day-old yellowtail jack (Seriola dorsalis) cultured by Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and photographed at SeaWorld San Diego.

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An ornate wrasse (Halichoeres ornatissimus) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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An ornate wrasse (Halichoeres ornatissimus) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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