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An unidentified spider at the Membeca Lagos Farm, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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An unidentified spider at the Membeca Lagos Farm, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Adult darkling beetles (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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Four pupa of darkling beetle (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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Four pupa of darkling beetle (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. These animals are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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A Colorado foam-nest frog (Engystomops coloradorum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal was originally from Sapo-Parque La Florida, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas Province, Ecuador.

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An Amazonian monkey frog (Cruziohyla craspedopus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Orellana Province, Ecuador.

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A yellow spotted cochran frog (Sachatamia albomaculata) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Quininde, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. This species is threatened by destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development.

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A sun glass frog (Hyalinobatrachium aureoguttatum) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Durango, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador. Despite its local abundance in several sites and its adaptability to a certain degree of modification, this species faces serious threats due to the destruction of habitat, intensive agriculture and livestock, pollution, use of agrochemicals, mining, urban development.

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A male critically endangered Rio Pescado stubfoot toad (Atelopus balios) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A mindo morph of the poison dart frog (Epipedobates darwinwallacei) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador.

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A critically endangered peacock parachute spider (Poecilotheria metallica) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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

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An unidentified stonefly nymph (Isoperla sp.), aquatic invertebrate from Mores Creek near Idaho City, Idaho.

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A spiny-backed orbweaver spider or crab spider (Gasteracantha cancriformis) at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans.

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Formosan subterranean termites (Coptotermes formosanus) at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans.

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Arizona bark scorpion (Centruroides exilicauda) at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans.

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A Carolina tiger beetle (Tetracha carolina) at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans.

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A fiery searcher beetle (Calosoma scrutator) at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans.

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A male tailless whipscorpion (Paraphrynus laevifrons) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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A nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis) at the Biodiversity Hall of Natural History and Science Museum.

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A nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis) at the Biodiversity Hall of Natural History and Science Museum.

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Golden striped salamanders (Chioglossa lusitanica) at the Biodiversity Hall of Natural History and Science Museum.

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A darkling beetle (Eleodes armata) at the Houston Zoo.

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A Mexican pygmy rattlesnake (Crotalus ravus) at the Houston Zoo.

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A coconut crab (Birgus latro) from Ternate, Mollucas Island, Indonesia. This species of crab has different coloration depending on which island it comes from. Photographed at a private collection in Jakarta, Indonesia. This animal is under the care of PT. Alam Nusantara Jayatama.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Virgin Islands boa (Chilabothrus granti) at Toledo Zoo.

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A timor monitor (Varanus timorensis) at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah.

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A peacock pansy (Junonia almana) at Davao Butterfly House.

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A peacock pansy (Junonia almana) at Davao Butterfly House.

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A blue pansy (Junonia orithya leucasia) at Davao Butterfly House.

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A red lacewing (Cethosia biblis liacura) at Davao Butterfly House in Davao City, Philippines.

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A red lacewing (Cethosia biblis liacura) at Davao Butterfly House in Davao City, Philippines.

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A great Mormon (Papilio memnon lowii) at Davao Butterfly House.

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