A panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
Iberian spadefoot toad (Pelobates cultripes) at the Environmental Education Center of the Ribeiras de Gaia. Local name is Sapo-de-unha-negra.
Mitred parakeet (Psittacara mitratus) at Loro Parque Fundacion.
Chattering lory (Lorius garrulus flavopalliatus) at Loro Parque Fundacion. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.
Black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary.
Olivaceous cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus or Phalacrocorax olivaceus) at the National Aviary of Colombia (Aviario Nacional de Colombia).
Alaska Skate (Bathyraja parmifera) at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, AK.
A vulnerable Madagascar ground gecko (Paroedura vazimba) at the Plzen Zoo.
Halmahera giant gecko, Gehyra vorax, at the Plzen Zoo.
Mexican tetra (Astyanax mexicanus) at the Tulsa Zoo.
A mexican tetra (Astyanax mexicanus) at the Tulsa Zoo.
Red bamboo snake (Oreocryptophis porphyraceus pulchra) from a private collection.
Indian flap shelled turtle (Lissemys punctata punctata) at Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden, Ahmedabad, India.
Brazilian horned frog (Ceratophrys aurita) from a private collection.
Giant thorn crickets (Trachyaretaon carmelae) from the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. These are from the Philippines, possibly from Babuyan Island.
Eastern white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) at the Sedgwick County Zoo.
A yellowfin sole (Limanda aspera) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
An English sole (Parophrys vetulus) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
A Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
Saffron cod (Eleginus gracilis) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.
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