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A tarantula (Phormingochilus everetti) from a private collection. This large tree-dwelling spider species lives in the cavities of trees high above the ground. After mating the female will eat the male. This usually signifies a successful mating.

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A cinnamon tarantula (Crassicrus lamanai) from a private collection. This species is nicknamed the ‘antelope spider’ based on the misconception that its enlarged hind legs allow them to jump long distances.

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A Costa Rican pink-footed tarantula (Sericopelma melanotarsum) from a private collection.

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A Costa Rican pink-footed tarantula (Sericopelma melanotarsum) from a private collection.

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A tarantula (Monocentropus lambertoni) from a private collection. This species, native to India, is now extinct in the wild.

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A tarantula (Monocentropus lambertoni) from a private collection. This species, native to India, is now extinct in the wild.

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A yellow-backed ornamental tarantula, Poecilotheria smithi, from a private collection. This species, native to India, is now extinct in the wild.

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A yellow-backed ornamental tarantula, Poecilotheria smithi, from a private collection. This species, native to India, is now extinct in the wild.

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A Jack Dempsey cichlid (Rocio octofasciata) from a private collection.

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A Jack Dempsey cichlid (Rocio octofasciata) from a private collection.

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A Jack Dempsey cichlid (Rocio octofasciata) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered male cichlid (Pseudotropheus saulosi) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered male cichlid (Pseudotropheus saulosi) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered female cichlid (Pseudotropheus saulosi) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered female cichlid (Pseudotropheus saulosi) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered female cichlid (Pseudotropheus saulosi) from a private collection.

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An undescribed thickskin cichlid (Haplochromis species # 44) from a private collection.

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An undescribed thickskin cichlid (Haplochromis species # 44) from a private collection.

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A haplochromine cichlid (Melanochromis species) from a private collection.

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A haplochromine cichlid (Melanochromis species) from a private collection.

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A haplochromine cichlid (Melanochromis species) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered Maingano cichlid (Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered Maingano cichlid (Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered Maingano cichlid (Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos) from a private collection.

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A red zebra cichlid (Maylandia estherae) from a private collection.

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A red zebra cichlid (Maylandia estherae) from a private collection.

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A red zebra cichlid (Maylandia estherae) from a private collection.

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A red zebra cichlid (Maylandia estherae) from a private collection.

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An undescribed thickskin cichlid (Haplochromis species # 44) from a private collection.

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An undescribed thickskin cichlid (Haplochromis species # 44) from a private collection.

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An undescribed thickskin cichlid (Haplochromis species # 44) from a private collection.

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A jewel cichlid (Hemichromis sp.) from a private collection.

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A jewel cichlid (Hemichromis sp.) from a private collection.

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A jewel cichlid (Hemichromis sp.) from a private collection.

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A jewel cichlid (Hemichromis sp.) from a private collection.

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A leopard plecostomus (Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps) from a private collection.

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