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

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

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A Nichol’s turk’s head cactus (Echinocactus horizonthalonius var. nicholii). (US: Endangered)

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A Nichol’s turk’s head cactus (Echinocactus horizonthalonius var. nicholii). (US: Endangered)

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A Quitobaquito pupfish (Cyprinodon macularis eremus) at Organ Pipe National Park, Arizona. (US: Endangered)

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An endangered (IUCN) relict leopard frog (Lithobates onca).

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A captive Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi at Quail Valley Fox Clinic in Middle Ranch on Catalina Island, California. (US: Endangered, IUCN: Critically Endangered)

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa). Population locality: San Bernardino.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa). Population locality: San Bernardino.

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A three-year-old ocelot (Leopardis pardalis). (Captive)

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A group of juvenile pink mucket mussels (Lampsilis abrupta). These endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered animals are four months old, and are from the Osage River in Missouri. They are part of a captive rearing project at the Missouri State University.

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Northern monkshood (Aconitum noveboracense), a plant native to eastern Iowa and in nearby states. (US: Threatened)

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A federally threatened eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon corais couperi) at the Toledo Zoo, Toledo, Ohio.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered Texas blind salamander (Eurycea rathbuni) at the Detroit Zoo.

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A masked bobwhite quail (Colinus virginanus ridgwayi) at the Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix, Arizona. (US: Endangered)

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An Arizona hedgehog cactus (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. arizonicus). (US: Endangered)

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A red knot (Calidris canutus rufa) in Gandys Beach, New Jersey.

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A red knot (Calidris canutus) is released into the wild.

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Hibiscus kokio (var. saintjohnianus), at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC.

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Clay’s hibiscus (Hibiscus clayi) at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility, Washington, D.C. (US: Endangered)

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Peyote cactus (Lophophora williamsii) at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC.

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Guaiacum officinale, at the U.S. Botanic Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC. (US: Endangered)

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Koki’o Ke’ Oke (Hibiscus waimeae ssp. hannerae) at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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Alula (Brighamia insignis) at the U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC. This critically endangered Hawiian plant now has to be hand pollinated because botanists believe that its pollinator is extinct.

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A Tennessee coneflower (Echinacea tennesseenisi) at the U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC. (US: Endangered)

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A whooping crane (Grus americana) at the Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana. (US: Endangered, IUCN: Endangered)

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A whooping crane (Grus americana) at the Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana. (US: Endangered, IUCN: Endangered)

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A large-flowered skullcap (Scutellaria montana) at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, Georgia.

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A bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) at Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia. (US: Threatened, IUCN: Endangered)

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) at Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia. (IUCN: Vulnerable, US: Threatened)

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Desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius) at the North Carolina Zoo. (US: Endangered)

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A red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) at the North Carolina Zoo. (US: Endangered; IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened Atlantic loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) at the Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia, South Carolina.

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A rocky shoals spider lily (Hymenocallis coronaria) in Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC.

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Extinct Xerces blue butterflies (Glaucopsyche xerces) at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, Florida.

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Federally threatened Bay Area checkerspot butterflies, now nearly extinct (Euphydryas editha bayensis) at the Maguire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Gainesville, FL.

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