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Panama City crayfish (Procambarus econfinae) from the wild, caught near Panama City, Florida.

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Peck’s cave amphipod (Stygobromus pecki) at the Conservation Department of the San Antonio Zoo. Originally from the Comal Springs near New Braunfels, TX.
This species is endangered on the IUCN Red List.

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FIS017-00144

Mexican blindcat (Prietella phreatophila) at the Conservation Department of the San Antonio Zoo.
This species is endangered on the IUCN Red List as well as on the US Federal list.

This stygobitic catfish is known from about a dozen sites in Coahuila, Mexico and is listed as endangered in both Mexico and the United States. A single population (represented by this individual) was recently discovered in Val Verde County, Texas, after two decades of searching by cave biologists. The San Antonio Zoo Department of Conservation and Research (SAZ DOCR) maintains a captive colony of this species, including two individuals that have been in captivity for over twenty years. Members of the Blindcat Working Group (a multinational team of researchers) are exploring the geographic distribution and population genetics of this species using eDNA, Next Generation sequencing, and boots-on-the-ground field efforts.

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FIS017-00143

Mexican blindcat (Prietella phreatophila) at the Conservation Department of the San Antonio Zoo.
This species is endangered on the IUCN Red List as well as on the US Federal list.

This stygobitic catfish is known from about a dozen sites in Coahuila, Mexico and is listed as endangered in both Mexico and the United States. A single population (represented by this individual) was recently discovered in Val Verde County, Texas, after two decades of searching by cave biologists. The San Antonio Zoo Department of Conservation and Research (SAZ DOCR) maintains a captive colony of this species, including two individuals that have been in captivity for over twenty years. Members of the Blindcat Working Group (a multinational team of researchers) are exploring the geographic distribution and population genetics of this species using eDNA, Next Generation sequencing, and boots-on-the-ground field efforts.

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An endangered psychedelic rock gecko (Cnemaspis psychedelica) at the San Antonio Zoo.

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An endangered psychedelic rock gecko (Cnemaspis psychedelica) at the San Antonio Zoo.

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Tonks, a 16 day old baby aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at the Denver Zoo. This species is listed as endangered by both the IUCN and the Federal List.

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Tonks, a 16 day old baby aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at the Denver Zoo. This species is listed as endangered by both the IUCN and the Federal List.

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Tonks, a 16 day old baby aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at the Denver Zoo. This species is listed as endangered by both the IUCN and the Federal List.

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An endangered Bengal ornamental (Poecilotheria miranda) at the Moscow Zoo.

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An endangered salem ornamental
(Poecilotheria formosa) at the Moscow Zoo.

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An endangered, female straw headed bulbul (Pycnonotus zeylanicus) at Jurong Bird Park, of Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

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An endangered, female straw headed bulbul (Pycnonotus zeylanicus) at Jurong Bird Park, of Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

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An endangered, female straw headed bulbul (Pycnonotus zeylanicus) at Jurong Bird Park, of Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

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An endangered dwarf Mexican crayfish (Cambarellus patzcuarensis) from a private collection.

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An endangered dwarf Mexican crayfish (Cambarellus patzcuarensis) from a private collection.

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Endangered giant river otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) at the Dallas World Aquarium. These are both females, a mother and daughter.

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An endangered, female giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) at the Dallas World Aquarium.

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An endangered Sacramento perch (Archoplites interruptus) at East Bay Regional Park District.

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An endangered Sacramento perch (Archoplites interruptus) at East Bay Regional Park District.

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An endangered Sacramento perch (Archoplites interruptus) at East Bay Regional Park District.

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BIR020-00132

An endangered Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus ginginianus) at Parco Natura Viva in Bussolengo, Italy.

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An endangered Bengal ornamental tarantula (Poecilotheria miranda) at the Moscow Zoo.

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An endangered salem ornamental tarantula (Poecilotheria formosa) at the Moscow Zoo.

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Diademed amazon, Amazona diadema, at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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Diademed amazon, Amazona diadema, at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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Diademed amazon, Amazona diadema, at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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Diademed amazon, Amazona diadema, at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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Diademed amazon, Amazona diadema, at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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Diademed amazon, Amazona diadema, at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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Diademed amazon, Amazona diadema, at Loro Parque Fundacion.

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An endangered ghost ornamental tarantula (Poecilotheria vittata) at Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster, Colorado.

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An endangered ghost ornamental tarantula (Poecilotheria vittata) at Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster, Colorado.

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Spikedace (Meda fulgida) at the Aquatic Research and Conservation Center.

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Spikedace (Meda fulgida) at the Aquatic Research and Conservation Center.

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Spikedace (Meda fulgida) at the Aquatic Research and Conservation Center.

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