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Critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered five-month-old Sumatran tiger cubs (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Zoo Atlanta.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered five-month-old Sumatran tiger cubs (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Zoo Atlanta.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered female Sumatran tiger and her five-month-old cub (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Zoo Atlanta.

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Vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) named ‘Usi’ from the Omaha Zoo.

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Hasari, a federally endangered three-year-old cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) at White Oak Conservation Center.

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A three-month-old caracal (Caracal caracal caracal) at the Columbus Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered female eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) named Imara at the Great Plains Zoo.

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Solange, a federally endangered female pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis). She was born in May of 2007. She is 81.5% Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit, and the rest is the Idaho race. Since there are no male Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits left, this means only animals intercrossed with the Idaho race will survive.

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An American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) at St. Louis Zoo.

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

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A Chilean flamingo chick’s feet (Phoenicopterus chilensis) at Houston Zoo.

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Peach-leaf bellflower (Campanula persicifolia alba) in Crosslake, Minnesota.

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A studio portrait of a brood of Cornish chicks, Gallus gallus domesticus.

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A red eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas) from a private collection.

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A platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) at the Healesville Sanctuary.

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A platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) at the Healesville Sanctuary.

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A platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) at the Healesville Sanctuary.

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An endangered golden-headed lion tamarin (Leontopithecus chrysomelas) at the Dallas World Aquarium.

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Madagascar ibis (Lophotibis cristata urschi) at the Omaha Zoo.

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White-backed magpies (Gymnorhina tibicen hypoleuca) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A male (front) and female brown-headed cowbird (Molothrus ater) at the San Antonio Zoo.

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A male Soemmerring’s copper pheasant (Syrmaticus soemmerringii soemmerringii) from a private collection.

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An endangered Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A southern three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes matacus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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The critically-endangered orange-bellied parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) at the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary. This is one of the rarest birds in the world with fewer than 50 left in the wild.

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A critically endangered sumatran orangutan, Pongo abelii, at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, TX.

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A red river hog (Potamochoerus porcus) named Sir Francis Bacon at the Cincinnati Zoo. This was a hand-raised and very friendly program animal. He was hungry the entire time and posed easily as long as the yams didn’t run out.

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vulnerable red collared brown lemur (Eulemur collaris) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A vulnerable red uakari monkey (Cacajao calvus ucayalii).

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A Texas whitetail deer named ‘Sonny’ (Odocoileus virginianus texanus) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A five-month-old, endangered Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) joey named ‘Mulana’ at Healesville Sanctuary. Its name means ‘spirit’ in the Aboriginal language.

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A five-month-old, endangered Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) joey named ‘Mulana’ at Healesville Sanctuary. Its name means ‘spirit’ in the Aboriginal language.

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An endangered tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) at the Australia Zoo.

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A male red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) named Irwin at the Palm Beach Zoo.

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A critically endangered Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus).

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