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A vulnerable hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) at the Fort Worth 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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An Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) in winter plumage at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

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A Razorbill (Alca torda) in summer plumage at the National Aquarium, Baltimore.

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An Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) in winter plumage at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

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A Razorbill (Alca torda) in summer plumage at the National Aquarium, Baltimore.

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A red-bellied side-necked turtle (Emydura subglobosa ) at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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A vulnerable sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) tentatively steps onto the white background at the Sunset Zoo.

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Collared aracari (Pteroglossus torquatus) at the Houston Zoo.

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A green aracari (Pteroglossus viridis) at the Houston Zoo

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An Australian walking stick (Extatosoma tiaratum) at the National Aquarium, Baltimore.

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An Australian walking stick (Extatosoma tiaratum) at the National Aquarium, Baltimore.

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Australian walking sticks (Extatosoma tiaratum) in two colors at the National Aquarium, Baltimore.

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Peruvian green and gold millipede (Orthoporus sp.) at the Miller Park Zoo.

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Spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) trash a background in 30 seconds.

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White-nosed coati (Nasua narica) at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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Photographing spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta) at the Sunset Zoo.

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A serval named ‘Kenya’ at the Fort Worth Zoo. This species is also known as ‘the giraffe cat’ because of its unusually long neck.

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A serval (Leptailurus serval) named ‘Kenya’ at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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A serval (Leptailurus serval) named ‘Kenya’ at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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A federally endangered, African leopard (Panthera pardus pardus) at the Houston Zoo.

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A zoo keeper tries to lure a bobcat (Lynx rufus) to Sartore’s photo studio at the Miller Park Zoo.

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Coaxing a serval (Leptailurus serval) out of her crate at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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A serval (Leptailurus serval) named ‘Kenya’ at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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A serval (Leptailurus serval) named ‘Kenya’ at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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Siamese fireback pheasant (Lophura diardi) at the Houston Zoo.

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Siamese fireback pheasant (Lophura diardi) at the Houston Zoo.

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Black-necked stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) at the Miller Park Zoo, Bloomington, IL.

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A vulnerable hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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Chestnut-fronted macaw (Ara severus) at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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A Prevost’s squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii prevostii) named ‘Walnut’ at the Houston Zoo.

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Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris exalbidus) at the Miller Park Zoo.

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