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ESA002-00036

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

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ESA002-00037

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

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ESA002-00038

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

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ESA002-00039

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

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ESA002-00033

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

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ESA002-00034

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

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ESA002-00019

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00014

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00015

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00016

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00018

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00009

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00010

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00011

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00012

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00013

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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ESA002-00006

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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ESA002-00007

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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ESA002-00008

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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ESA002-00004

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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ESA002-00005

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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ESA002-00003

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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ESA002-00002

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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ESA002-00001

A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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BIR008-00109

A captive critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) at the Phoenix Zoo.

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ESA001-00084

Slackwater darters (Etheostoma boschungi) at the Conservation Fisheries, Knoxville, Tennessee. (IUCN: Endangered, US: Threatened)

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ESA001-00148

Lewis and Clark spotted their first grizzly bear at the place where the Heart River meets the Missouri River near Bismarck, ND. Today it serves as a corn field.

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ESA001-00149

Federally endangered Alabama beach mice (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) are captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, Alabama. Houses and condos have inundated the area, with many more planned, eliminating more habitat yearly. Many more are planned. Besides development, feral cats pose a huge problem as well.

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ESA001-00150

Gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) (US: Threatened, IUCN: Vulnerable) in the southeastern U.S. often end up as roadkill. Invasive fire ants and armadillos prey on their eggs and young, while urban expansion, logging and fire mismanagement degrade tortoise habitat, pushing these reptiles closer to the edge.

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ESA001-00151

A critically endangered Miami blue butterfly (Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri) along with a caterpillar. This species is being bred in captivity at the McGuire Center at the University of Florida. Thousands have been released into the wild in South Florida over the past three years. So far, results are indeterminate. Fewer than 250 exist in the wild, making it one of the rarest butterflies in North America.

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ESA001-00152

A Key Largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana) (US: Endangered) at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Fewer than 250 adults are believed left in the wild, in just two parcels of public land on Key Largo. Captive breeding efforts are underway at both Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, thought the captive population still numbers less than 50 animals.

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ESA001-00153

Perforate reindeer lichen (Cladonia perforata) at Archbold Biological Station, Florida. (US: Endangered)

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ESA001-00155

Flattened musk turtles (Sternotherus depressus) (IUCN: Vulnerable, US: Threatened) at the Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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ESA001-00143

Federally endangered woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) named Costello. He is eight years old.

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A northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis) named Opal at Wildlife Images, a wildlife rehabilitation and education center near Merlin, Oregon. (IUCN: Near Threatened; US: Threatened)

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ESA001-00145

A captive northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in healthy habitat in the Siskiyou National Forest near Merlin, Oregon. (IUCN: Near Threatened; US: Threatened)

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