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Images from the Photo Ark as part of an exhibit at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo. Among the animals featured is the Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), which is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN. Photo by Abigail Billing.

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A critically endangered Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered baby juvenile northern spider tortoises (Pyxis arachnoides brygooi) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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Critically endangered baby and adult northern spider tortoises (Pyxis arachnoides brygooi) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered juvenile northern spider tortoises (Pyxis arachnoides brygooi) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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Critically endangered baby and adult northern spider tortoises (Pyxis arachnoides brygooi) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered Jamaican iguana (Cyclura collei) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered male addra gazelle (Nanger dama ruficollis) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered male addra gazelle (Nanger dama ruficollis) at the Indianapolis Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at the Miller Park Zoo.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered five-month-old Sumatran tiger cubs (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Zoo Atlanta.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered five-month-old Sumatran tiger cubs (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Zoo Atlanta.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered female Sumatran tiger and her five-month-old cub (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Zoo Atlanta.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered female eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) named Imara at the Great Plains Zoo.

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An endangered Cumberland monkeyface (Theliderma intermedia) on the right photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected in the Duck River, TN.
A critically endangered Appalachian monkeyface (Theliderma sparsa) on the left photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Powell River, TN.

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An endangered Cumberland monkeyface (Theliderma intermedia) on the right photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected in the Duck River, TN.
A critically endangered Appalachian monkeyface (Theliderma sparsa) on the left photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. This animal was collected from the Powell River, TN.

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Two critically endangered birdwing pearlymussels (Lemiox rimosus) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two critically endangered birdwing pearlymussels (Lemiox rimosus) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two critically endangered Cumberlandian combshells (Epioblasma brevidens) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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Two critically endangered Cumberlandian combshells (Epioblasma brevidens) photographed at the Aquatic Wildlife Conservation Center. These animals were collected from the Clinch River, VA.

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A critically endangered Cuban gar (Atractosteus tristoechus) photographed at the ‘Gar Lab’ of the Nicholls State University, in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

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A critically endangered Cuban gar (Atractosteus tristoechus) photographed at the ‘Gar Lab’ of the Nicholls State University, in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

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A critically endangered Cuban gar (Atractosteus tristoechus) photographed at the ‘Gar Lab’ of the Nicholls State University, in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

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A critically endangered manjuari (Atractosteus tristoechus) at the ‘Gar Lab’ of the Nicholls State University.

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A critically endangered female Pan’s box turtle (Cuora pani) at the Memphis Zoo in Tennessee.

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Critically endangered American burying beetles (Nicrophorus americanus) at the St. Louis Zoo.

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A critically endangered hooded vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus) at the World Bird Sanctuary.

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A critically endangered Southern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree) at the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary.

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A half-day-old hatchling leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) from the wild in Bioko. This species is listed as critically endangered by IUCN, and federally endangered (US).

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A critically endangered addra gazelle (Nanger dama ruficollis) at the North Carolina Zoo.

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A critically endangered addra gazelle (Nanger dama ruficollis) at the North Carolina Zoo.

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An eastern bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) at the North Carolina Zoo.

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A critically endangered eastern bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) at the North Carolina Zoo.

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