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A parakeet auklet (Aethia psittacula) named Squirt at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, North Carolina.

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Two sand cats (Felis margarita harrisoni) at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, North Carolina. On the left is a three-month-old female kitten named Layla, on the right is her mother, Najma.

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Two sand cats (Felis margarita harrisoni) at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, North Carolina. On the left is a three-month-old female kitten named Layla, on the right is her mother, Najma.

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A Western screech owl (Megascops kennicottii) at the North Somerset Bird of Prey Centre in North Somerset, United Kingdom.

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An Indian scops owl (Otus bakkamoena) at the North Somerset Bird of Prey Centre in North Somerset, United Kingdom.

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An Indian scops owl (Otus bakkamoena) at the North Somerset Bird of Prey Centre in North Somerset, United Kingdom.

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A North American deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus luteus) photographed at Platte River Prairies, Woodriver, Nebraska.

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A black-footed cat (Felis nigripes) named Chase at the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC.

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A black-footed cat (Felis nigripes) named Chase at the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC.

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A wrinkled marsh snail (Stagnicola caperata) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A marsh ramshorn (Planorbella trivolvis) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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An Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

This species was collected from a canal that’s part of the North Platte River, near North Platte, Nebraska.

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A group of Asian clams (Corbicula fluminea) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula quadrula) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula quadrula.) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A male fatmucket mussel (Lampsilis siliquoidea) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A female fatmucket mussel (Lampsilis siliquoidea) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A female (left) and male (right) fatmucket mussel (Lampsilis siliquoidea) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

These specimens were collected from Farlington State Fish Hatchery in Kansas.

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A pair of cylindrical papershell mussel (Anodontoides ferussacianus) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

These specimens were collected in the Taylor canal near Taylor, Nebraska.

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A white heelsplitter (Lasmigona complanata) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A pair of plain pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis cardium) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

This darker specimen was collected near Genoa, Wisconsin. This is part of the Mississippi River drainage.

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A pair of plain pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis cardium) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

This darker specimen was collected near Genoa, Wisconsin. This is part of the Mississippi River drainage.

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A group of cylindrical papershell mussel (Anodontoides ferussacianus) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

These specimens were collected in the Taylor canal near Taylor, Nebraska.

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A plain pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis cardium) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

This darker specimen was collected near Genoa, Wisconsin. This is part of the Mississippi River drainage.

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A white heelsplitter (Lasmigona complanata) photographed at the North Platte Fish Hatchery, owned/operated by Nebraska Game and Parks.

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A male emu named Sydney (Dromaius novaehollandiae) at Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City, Utah. This bird is 26 years old and is apart of the bird show at Tracy Aviary.

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A male emu named Sydney (Dromaius novaehollandiae) at Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City, Utah. This bird is 26 years old and is apart of the bird show at Tracy Aviary.

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A male emu named Sydney (Dromaius novaehollandiae) at Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City, Utah. This bird is 26 years old and is apart of the bird show at Tracy Aviary.

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A male emu named Sydney (Dromaius novaehollandiae) at Tracy Aviary in Salt Lake City, Utah. This bird is 26 years old and is apart of the bird show at Tracy Aviary.

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A female fishing spider (Dolomedes okefinokensis) from the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge Boardwalk area in Folkston, GA .

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A female fishing spider (Dolomedes okefinokensis) from the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge Boardwalk area in Folkston, GA .

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A banded rock rattlesnake (Crotalus klauberi) at Reptile Gardens.

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A desert horned viper (Cerastes cerastes cerastes) at Reptile Gardens.

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A critically endangered eastern bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) at the North Carolina Zoo.

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A pair of Chilean lapwings (Vanellus chilensis chilensis) at Lundi Farm in Verl, Germany.

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A Papuan pygmy mulga snake (Pseudechis rossignolii) at the Kentucky Reptile Zoo in Slade, Kentucky.

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