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Bryn, the federally endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis), sat for this portrait in 2007 at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Oregon. She was one of two female Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits left, the end of the line for this race of animals. Since there are no males left, this means only animals intercrossed with the Idaho race will survive. She died in 2008, marking the end of her genetic line. This subpopulation lost its sagebrush habitat as the land was developed for agriculture in the state of Washington.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) at the Fresno Cahffee Zoo, Fresno, California.

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A superb bird of paradise (Lophorina superba) displays iridescent chest feathers at the Houston Zoo.

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A northern red fan parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus) at the Houston Zoo. This unusual Amazon basin parrot has a crown of brightly-colored head feathers it raises when it feels threatened or aggressive.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus) a critically-endangered mammal from Victoria, Australia.

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A Northern Philippine eagle-owl (Bubo philippensis philippensis) at the Avilon Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A Philippine honey buzzard (Pernis steerei) at the Avilon Zoo.

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A Philippine honey buzzard (Pernis steerei) at the Avilon Zoo.

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A Palawan white squirrel (Sundasciurus sp.) at the Avilon Zoo. This species is new to science, and as of yet, undescribed.

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A Palawan white squirrel (Sundasciurus sp.) at the Avilon Zoo. This species is new to science, and as of yet, undescribed.

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A Palawan white squirrel (Sundasciurus sp.) at the Avilon Zoo. This species is new to science, and as of yet, undescribed.

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A blue-naped parrot, Tanygnathus lucionensis salvadorii, at the Talarak Foundation in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines.

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A blue-naped parrot (Tanygnathus lucionensis salvadorii) at the Talarak Foundation in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines.

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A west African carpet viper (Echis ocellatus) at the Denver Zoo.

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An endangered Matschie’s tree-kangaroo with her joey (Dendrolagus matschiei) at Zoo Miami.

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An endangered chimpanzee named Jengo (Pan troglodytes) at the Singapore Zoo.

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An endangered chimpanzee named Jengo (Pan troglodytes) at the Singapore Zoo.

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A one-lined pencilfish (Nannostomus unifasciatus) at the Dallas World Aquarium.

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A one-lined pencilfish (Nannostomus unifasciatus) at the Dallas World Aquarium.

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A male twig catfish (Farlowella acus) at the Dallas World Aquarium.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered snow leopard (Panthera uncia) at the Miller Park Zoo.

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Alexandrine Parakeet or Alexandrian Parrot (Psittacula eupatria eupatria), at Parrots in Paradise, a bird attraction in Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

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Alexandrine Parakeet or Alexandrian Parrot (Psittacula eupatria eupatria), at Parrots in Paradise, a bird attraction in Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

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A choco parakeet (Pyrrhura pacifica) at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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A blue eared lory (Eos semilarvata) at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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A blue eared lory (Eos semilarvata) at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas) at Conservation Fisheries.

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Franklin’s gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan) in summer plumage at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab in Louisville, NE.

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Franklin’s gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan) in summer plumage at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab in Louisville, NE.

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A white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota.

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A tawny eagle (Aquila rapax) at Sia, the Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative.

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A tawny eagle (Aquila rapax) at Sia, the Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative.

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A Bonelli’s eagle (Aquila fasciata fasciata) at Sia, the Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative. This bird is from the Spanish lineage.

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A Bonelli’s eagle (Aquila fasciata fasciata) at Sia, the Comanche Nation Ethno-Ornithological Initiative. This bird is from the Spanish lineage.

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