A naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
Aknot, a five-year-old Gunnison’s prairie dog (Cynomys gunnisoni) photographed in Utah.
A bateleur eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus) at Saint Louis Zoo.
A federally threatened grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) at Sedgwick County Zoo.
A blue crab (Callinectes sapidus).
A Chilean flamingo chick’s feet (Phoenicopterus chilensis) at Houston Zoo.
A Chilean flamingo chick (Phoenicopterus chilensis) at Houston Zoo.
A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.
A black tufted-eared marmoset (Callithrix penicillata) named MacKensie at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.
An endangered golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
Two endangered golden lion tamarins (Leontopithecus rosalia) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
Pigs lift their heads in response to the camera.
Gray wolf resting on beach.
Perforate reindeer lichen appear as white trees under snowfall.
Horses along the highway near Lakeside, NE.
A western screech owl, Sonoran Desert colorphase (Otus kennicottii) at the Sutton Avian Research Center.
A Mallard duckling, Anas platyrhynchos, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
A pair of Humboldt or Peruvian penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) on a rocky shore.
A studio portrait of a brood of Cornish chicks, Gallus gallus domesticus.
A red eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas) from a private collection.
A canal zone tree frog (Hypsiboas rufitelus) at Atlanta Zoo.
A hand-raised koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) at Dreamworld in Queensland, Australia.
Studio portrait of a cat named Amadeus Wolfgang Meowzart.
A half-day-old hatchling leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) from Bioko Island. (IUCN: Critically Endangered, US: Endangered)
A Malayan gaur (Bos gaurus hubbacki) at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center.
A Texas longhorn steer on a Texas ranch.
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