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Juvenile Carolina madtoms (Noturus furiosus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. Collected as eggs in the Tar River drainage of North Carolina. These fish are less than one year old, and have very different markings than adult Carolina madtoms.

This species depends on mussels to survive; empty mussel shells provide them with both cover and nesting habitat. Mussels are also not doing well in these places, which hurts this fish. Factory farms and introduced flathead catfish are leading to their demise as well.

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An endangered adult Carolina madtom (Noturus furiosus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. This fish was collected in Neuse River in North Carolina. This is one of just two fish collected in this place in the past 8 years, so biologists fear that the species may soon be extinct in this river in the near future. It persists in one other river system, the Tar River in North Carolina.

This fish depends on mussels to survive; empty mussel shells provide them with both cover and nesting habitat. Mussels are also not doing well in these places, which hurts this fish. Factory farms and introduced flathead catfish are leading to their demise as well.

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An endangered adult Carolina madtom (Noturus furiosus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. This fish was collected in Neuse River in North Carolina. This is one of just two fish collected in this place in the past 8 years, so biologists fear that the species may soon be extinct in this river in the near future. It persists in one other river system, the Tar River in North Carolina.

This fish depends on mussels to survive; empty mussel shells provide them with both cover and nesting habitat. Mussels are also not doing well in these places, which hurts this fish. Factory farms and introduced flathead catfish are leading to their demise as well.

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An endangered adult Carolina madtom (Noturus furiosus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. This fish was collected in Neuse River in North Carolina. This is one of just two fish collected in this place in the past 8 years, so biologists fear that the species may soon be extinct in this river in the near future. It persists in one other river system, the Tar River in North Carolina.

This fish depends on lots of mussels to survive; empty mussel shells provide them with both cover and nesting habitat. Mussels are also not doing well in these places, which hurts this fish. Factory farms and introduced flathead catfish are leading to their demise as well.

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An endangered adult Carolina madtom (Noturus furiosus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. Collected in Neuse River in North Carolina. This is one of just two fish collected in this place in the past 8 years, so biologists fear that the species may soon be extinct in this river in the near future. It persists in one other river system, the Tar River in North Carolina.

This fish depends on lots of mussels to survive; empty mussel shells provide them with both cover and nesting habitat. Mussels are also not doing well in these places, which hurts this fish. Factory farms and introduced flathead catfish are leading to their demise as well.

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An endangered adult Carolina madtom (Noturus furiosus) at Conservation Fisheries in Knoxville, Tennessee. Collected in Neuse River in North Carolina. This is one of just two fish collected in this place in the past 8 years, so biologists fear that the species may soon be extinct in this river in the near future. It persists in one other river system, the Tar River in North Carolina.

This fish depends on lots of mussels to survive; empty mussel shells provide them with both cover and nesting habitat. Mussels are also not doing well in these places, which hurts this fish. Factory farms and introduced flathead catfish are leading to their demise as well.

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An endangered whitefin or whiteseam fighting fish (Betta albimarginata) from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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An endangered whitefin or whiteseam fighting fish (Betta albimarginata) from a private collection in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Endangered Varatraza panchax (Pachypanchax varatraza) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Madagascar.

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Endangered Varatraza panchax (Pachypanchax varatraza) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Madagascar.

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An endangered Kulan (Equus hemionus kulan) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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An endangered Kulan (Equus hemionus kulan) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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An endangered Kulan (Equus hemionus kulan) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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An endangered mountain reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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An endangered mountain reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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An endangered panther crab (Parathelphusa pantherina) at Petra Aqua.

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An endangered panther crab (Parathelphusa pantherina) at Petra Aqua.

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Two endangered Milos vipers (Macrovipera schweizeri) at Zoo Plzeň. These snakes are from the Greek Island of Milos. Two color morphs, red and gray, are shown.

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Two endangered Milos vipers (Macrovipera schweizeri) at Zoo Plzeň. These snakes are from the Greek Island of Milos. Two color morphs, red and gray, are shown.

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A European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. This animal is named “Kit Kat”. This species is federally endangered.

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A San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. This animal is named “Kit Kat”. This species is federally endangered.

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A San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. This animal is named “Kit Kat”. This species is federally endangered.

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A San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. This animal is named “Kit Kat”. This species is federally endangered.

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An endangered black and chestnut eagle (Spizaetus isidori) at Zoologico de Quito.

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An endangered gray woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This animal is named Prince William.

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An endangered gray woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This animal is named Prince William.

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An endangered gray woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This animal is named Prince William.

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An endangered gray woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This animal is named Prince William.

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ANI108-00059

An endangered gray woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This animal is named Prince William.

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An endangered gray woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá. This animal is named Prince William.

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A male Bornean peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron schleiermacheri) at a private collection in Somerset County, England.

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An endangered male Bornean peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron schleiermacheri) at a private collection in Somerset County, England.

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An endangered male Bornean peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron schleiermacheri) at a private collection in Somerset County, England.

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