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A unidentified Whitewater River crayfish (Cambarus sp.) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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A Brazilian mussurana (Boiruna maculata) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A white-banded fishing spider (Dolomedes albineus) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A southwestern red-tailed hawk, Buteo jamaicensis fuertesi, at Wild At Heart in AZ.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A juvenile red-footed booby (Sula sula) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas. This animal came in as a baby, found on the beach in the Galveston area.

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A juvenile red-footed booby (Sula sula) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas. This animal came in as a baby, found on the beach in the Galveston area.

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A Bewick’s wren (Thryomanes bewickii) at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. This bird lost its tail to a house cat attack.

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A porcupine crab (Paralomis hystrix) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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A Jordan’s casque-headed tree frog or bone-headed tree frog (Trachycephalus jordani) at SeaWorld San Diego. This animal is named Peter and came into San Diego Harbor as a stowaway in a Dole banana shipment from Ecuador.

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A killer whale (Orcinus orca) named Kalia at SeaWorld in San Diego.

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A killer whale (Orcinus orca) named Kalia at SeaWorld in San Diego.

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A juvenile endangered Northern sea otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) at SeaWorld San Diego. This animal is named Cinder, because of the fires in her home state of Alaska in 2019. She was brought to San Diego as a pup to be raised away from the smoke.

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A horned viper (Bitis caudalis) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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A black and white spitting cobra (Naja siamensis) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A red leg hermit crab (Clibanarius digueti) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A red leg hermit crab (Clibanarius digueti) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A triangulate cobweb spider, or house spider (Steatoda triangulosa) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A triangulate cobweb spider, or house spider (Steatoda triangulosa) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A variegated meadowhawk dragonfly nymph (Sympetrum corruptum) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A variegated meadowhawk dragonfly nymph (Sympetrum corruptum) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A bat ray (Myliobatis californica) at the Oklahoma Aquarium.

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A bat ray (Myliobatis californica) at the Oklahoma Aquarium.

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A short-eared owl (Asio flammeus suinda) at Unidad de Rehabilitación de Fauna Silvestre.

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A short-eared owl (Asio flammeus suinda) at Unidad de Rehabilitación de Fauna Silvestre.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) named Cheyenne at the Brevard Zoo.

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A Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) named Cheyenne at the Brevard Zoo.

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