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An Egyptian fruit bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.

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A studio portrait of a platte river caddisfly, (Ironoquia plattensis), a candidate for the endangered species list.

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A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) a candidate for listing under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

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A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) a candidate for listing under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

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Sandhill cranes in flight near Gibbon, NE on their annual migratory route.

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A juvenile caught by biologists. They hope to track its movements through Alaskan oilfields.

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A wingless bat fly (Nycteribia parilis vicaria) that lives on the southern bent-winged bat (Miniopterus orianae bassanii) at Victoria, Australia.

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Red-eyed fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) at the Urban Entomology Lab at the University of Florida at Gainesville.

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Red-eyed fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) at the Urban Entomology Lab at the University of Florida at Gainesville.

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A housefly (Musca domestica) at the Urban Entomology Lab at the University of Florida at Gainesville.

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A housefly (Musca domestica) at the Urban Entomology Lab at the University of Florida at Gainesville.

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A housefly (Musca domestica) at the Urban Entomology Lab at the University of Florida at Gainesville.

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A housefly (Musca domestica) at the Urban Entomology Lab at the University of Florida at Gainesville.

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A sunda scops-owl (Otus lempiji lempiji) at Penang Bird Park.

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Millions of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) roost on the Chincua Mountain near Angangueo, Mexico. This is one of five wintering roosts for monarchs, where the cool mountain climate slows their metabolism enough for them to overwinter before migrating back northward in the spring. Logging threatens this spectacle–Already one of the five sites is no longer used by the butterflies due to the forest being cleared.

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A hex burrowing mayfly (Hexagenia sp.) near Walton, Nebraska. This species can live in smaller bodies of water, such as ponds or small streams.

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A hex burrowing mayfly (Hexagenia sp.) near Walton, Nebraska. This species can live in smaller bodies of water, such as ponds or small streams.

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A hawk soars overhead at Parque Jaime Duque in Colombia.

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A common whitetail skimmer dragonfly (Libellula lydia) at Crosslake, MN.

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A common whitetail skimmer dragonfly (Libellula lydia) at Crosslake, MN.

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An Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis affinis) at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

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A white-naped jacobin hummingbird (Florisuga mellivora) from the wild in Gamboa, Panama.

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A white-naped jacobin hummingbird (Florisuga mellivora) from the wild in Gamboa, Panama.

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Lovebugs (Plecia nearctica) collected from the wild near Gainesville, Florida.

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Lovebugs (Plecia nearctica) collected from the wild near Gainesville, Florida.

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A harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja) at the Los Angeles Zoo.

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A female Eastern red bat (Lasiurus borealis) in Florida.

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Golden-tailed woodpecker (Campethera abingoni) collected at Chitengo Camp in Gorongosa National Park.

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A long-haired rousette (Rousettus lanosus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A boy jumps of the diving board at Crofton pool, Crofton, Nebraska.

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