A Mandarin emperor newt (Tylototriton shanjing) at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
An eastern screech owl (Megascops asio) at the Sunset Zoo. This bird was hit by a car.
A portrait of a barred owl (Strix varia varia).
A merlin (Falco columbarius).
A portrait of a turkey vulture (Cathartes aura aura).
A rancher leans against a fence post in Nebraska’s Sandhills.
Key Largo cotton mouse in the hands of a researcher.
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