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A federally threatened captive northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in healthy habitat in the Siskiyou National Forest near Merlin, Oregon.

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A federally threatened captive northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) in healthy habitat in the Siskiyou National Forest near Merlin, Oregon.

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This was once the place where Lewis and Clark first saw a grizzly bear but it is now a corn field. More than 100 years ago the pioneers eradicated the grizzly bear to create farmland.

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This was once the place where Lewis and Clark first saw a grizzly bear but it is now a corn field. More than 100 years ago the pioneers eradicated the grizzly bear to create farmland.

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This was once the place where Lewis and Clark first saw a grizzly bear but it is now a corn field. More than 100 years ago the pioneers eradicated the grizzly bear to create farmland.

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This was once the place where Lewis and Clark first saw a grizzly bear but it is now a corn field. More than 100 years ago the pioneers eradicated the grizzly bear to create farmland.

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Southern ringneck snakes (Diadophis punctatus punctatus) at Cape Canaveral.

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A three-month-old baby chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) named Ruben at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. Listed as endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered

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A Pomeranian at the Capital Humane Society in Lincoln.

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Sally Jo, a Bichon mix at the Capital Humane Society in Lincoln, nibbles on a treat.

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An eastern goliath stick insect (Eurycnema goliath) at the Melbourne Zoo.

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The hand of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum) at the Fort Worth Zoo. This animal is in serious decline and has even been wiped out now in the Fort Worth area. This zoo has a captive breeding program for it.

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A biologist holds up an endangered (IUCN) relict leopard frog (Lithobates onca) near the Hoover Dam. This animal’s habitat has been reduced over the years substantially. Though it is a candidate species for federal protection, federal and state agencies are working to ensure that it doesn’t need to be listed.

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An endangered (IUCN) relict leopard frog (Rana onca) caught near the Hoover Dam. This animal’s habitat has been reduced over the years substantially. Though it is a candidate species for federal protection, federal and state agencies are working to ensure that it doesn’t need to be listed.

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A member of the Mubara gorilla family reaches up through the branches in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

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Detail of the foot of a Galapagos land iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) on Urbina Bay, Isabela Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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Federally endangered Mitchell’s satyr butterflies (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii) at the Toledo Zoological Gardens.

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Portraits of ‘Orange’, the last dusky seaside sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens). This species went extinct in 1987, after their last habitats in northeast Florida were ruined by man, from the construction of an expressway to mosquito spraying. The bird, along with ‘blue’ another one of the last to die, are kept in vials of alcohol in the Natural History Museum at Florida State University.

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