A choco parakeet (Pyrrhura pacifica) at Loro Parque Fundacion.
A blue eared lory (Eos semilarvata) at Loro Parque Fundacion.
Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas) at Conservation Fisheries.
Franklin’s gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan) in summer plumage at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab in Louisville, NE.
A white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota.
A tawny eagle (Aquila rapax) at Sia, the Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative.
A Bonelli’s eagle (Aquila fasciata fasciata) at Sia, the Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative. This bird is from the Spanish lineage.
A Wahlberg’s eagle (Aquila wahlbergi) at Sia, the Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative.
A northern short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.
A scaled crab (Placetron wosnessenskii) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
A studio portrait of an American lobster, Homarus americanus.
A freshwater crayfish (Orconectes) from a private collection.
A Bourret’s pitviper (Protoborthrops jerdonii bourreti) at the Dallas Zoo.
A yellow-striped trinket snake (Coelognathus flavolineatus) at the Dallas Zoo.
A Sunda ratsnake (Coelognathus subradiata) at the Dallas Zoo.
A Texas gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis annectens) at the Dallas Zoo.
A two month old female crimson crested woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos) at the National Aviary of Colombia.
Louisiana heron (Egretta tricolor) at the National Aviary of Colombia.
A Mallard duckling, Anas platyrhynchos.
A hawk-headed parrot, Deroptyus accipitrinus.
A superb parrot, Polytelis swainsonii.
A blue-and-yellow macaw, Ara ararauna.
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