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Federally endangered peninsula pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana peninsularis). This is one of North America’s rarest mammals, with fewer than 200 surviving in the wild.

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A federally endangered maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) at the Sunset Zoo.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Edward’s pheasants (Lophura edwardsi) at the Sunset Zoo. The male has the color, while the hen is brown. This bird is so rare it’s now nearly gone in the wild. Zoos play a critical role as modern day arks, preserving species that would otherwise be lost to extinction.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae) named Tachi. Tachi is a hand raised, educational animal, and is the last captive from a breeding program designed to save the species.

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The Nene goose, (Branta sandvicensis), a Hawaiian endangered species. Vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered

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The Nene goose, (Branta sandvicensis), a Hawaiian vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered species.

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A juvenile California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered(IUCN) and federally endangered; recently released into the wild.

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Juvenile California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered; recently released into the wild.

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Portrait of an adult California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered. This species was brought back from the brink of extinction throughcaptive breeding programs.

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A mated pair of critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), display for each other at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.

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California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered; inside the pens at the San Diego Wild Animal Park’s captive breeding facility.

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California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered(IUCN) and federally endangered; inside the pens at the San Diego Wild Animal Park’s captive breeding facility.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park, one of the facilities that helped bring California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), back from the brink of extinction. (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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A California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered; displays its wingspan at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), at the San Diego Wild Animal Park’s captive breeding facility.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), at the San Diego Wild Animal Park’s captive breeding facility.

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BIR008-00055

Primary feathers of a California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.

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BIR008-00054

A California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered peers through wing feathers at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.

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Male and female California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), (mated pair) at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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Male and female California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), (mated pair) at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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Male and female California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), (mated pair) at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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A mated pair of California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), display for each other at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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BIR008-00046

Male and female California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), (mated pair) at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), in the wild at Los Padres National Forest. The release site is managed by the staff of Hopper Mountain NWR. (CA) (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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California condors, (Gymnogyps californianus), in the wild at Los Padres National Forest. The release site is managed by the staff of Hopper Mountain NWR. (CA) (IUCN: Critically endangered, US: Endangered)

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A California condor, (Gymnogyps californianus), critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered peers through wing feathers at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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A man tries to pick up a critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo. The comparison between the hand and the frog show the frog’s small size.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Houston Zoo.

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