African spurred tortoise (Geochelone sulcata) at the Denver Zoo.
Tourists crawl through a tunnel at the red bellied piranha tank in the Houston Zoo.
A snail on a gravel path at the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas.
Children crawl through a tunnel inside a huge aquatic exhibit at the Houston Zoo.
A Florida scrub millipede (Floridobolus penneri) at the Archbold Biological Station on the Lake Wales Ridge of Florida.
Florida box turtle (Terrapene carolina bauri) at the Lowry Park Zoo.
A vulnerable (IUCN) western pond turtle (Actinemys marmorata) at the Oregon Zoo.
A spider crawls on purple flowers in Brazil.
A “diaper derby” is held in a town park in Richfield, Utah.
An African pancake tortoise (Malacochersus tornieri) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.
Herman’s tortoise (Testudo hermanni) at Safari Land Pet Center.
A russian tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii) at the Safari Land Pet Center. This species is listed as Vulnerable by IUCN.
An twin-spotted assassin bug (Platymeris biguttatus) from Rolling Hill Wildlife Adventure.
A green tree frog (Hyla cinerea) at the Rolling Hills zoo.
A hingeback tortoise (Kinixys homeana) from the Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure. A hinge in its shells can close up to protect the animal’s rear end.
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