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Two emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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Two emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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Two emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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An emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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An Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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A Guadalupe fur seal (Arctocephalus townsendi) at SeaWorld San Diego. This photo was taken under the authority of NMFS MMPA/ESA Permit No. 18769.

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A Guadalupe fur seal (Arctocephalus townsendi) at SeaWorld San Diego. This photo was taken under the authority of NMFS MMPA/ESA Permit No. 18769.

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A female hoary fox (Lycalopex vetulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This fox is the only endemic canid in Brazil. This animal is from the Cerrado area of Brazil. Her name is Lilica.

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A female hoary fox (Lycalopex vetulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This fox is the only endemic canid in Brazil. This animal is from the Cerrado area of Brazil. Her name is Lilica.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on North Seymour, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) preys on a juvenile painted locust (Schistocerca melanocera) on Santa Cruz Island.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on North Seymour, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A group of juvenile pink mucket mussels (Lampsilis abrupta). These endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered animals are four months old, and are from the Osage River in Missouri. They are part of a captive rearing project at the Missouri State University.

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A tomato frog (Dyscophus guinetti) at the Vancouver Aquarium.

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A false tomato frog (Dyscophus guinetti) at the Vancouver Aquarium.

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A false tomato frog (Dyscophus guinetti) at the Vancouver Aquarium.

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A tomato frog (Dyscophus guinetti) at the Vancouver Aquarium.

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Koki’o Ke’ Oke’o (Hibiscus waimeae ssp. hannerae), an endangered Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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Koki’o Ke’ Oke’o (Hibiscus waimeae ssp. hannerae), an endangered Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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Koki’o Ke’ Oke’o (Hibiscus waimeae ssp. hannerae), an endangered Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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Koki’o Ke’ Oke’o (Hibiscus waimeae ssp. hannerae), an endangered Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, DC.

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Hibiscus kokio var. saintjohnianus, a Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC. The species is restricted in range, and is considered a Species of Concern by the USFWS.

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Hibiscus kokio var. saintjohnianus, a Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC. The species is restricted in range, and is considered a Species of Concern by the USFWS.

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Hibiscus clayi, a federally endangered Hawaiian plant, at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC.

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Hibiscus clayi, a federally endangered Hawaiian plant, at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC.

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Hibiscus clayi, a federally endangered Hawaiian plant, at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC.

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Hibiscus clayi, a federally endangered Hawaiian plant, at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC.

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Hibiscus kokio var. saintjohnianus, a Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC. The species is restricted in range, and is considered a Species of Concern by the USFWS.

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Hibiscus kokio var. saintjohnianus, a Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC. The species is restricted in range, and is considered a Species of Concern by the USFWS.

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Hibiscus kokio var. saintjohnianus, a Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC. The species is restricted in range, and is considered a Species of Concern by the USFWS.

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Hibiscus kokio var. saintjohnianus, a Hawaiian plant at the U.S. Botanical Garden Production Facility in Washington, DC. The species is restricted in range, and is considered a Species of Concern by the USFWS.

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Ceratophrys stolzmanni, the Pacific horned frog, an endemic burrowing species at the captive breeding facility in Quito, Ecuador. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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Perforate reindeer moss (Cladonia perforata), an endangered species, in the hands of a worker at the Archbold Biological Research Station incentral Flordia.

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