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A helmeted hornbill head that’s been carved intricately. Carving of the bird’s bills for ivory has led to a massive decline in this species. This was dropped off by an anonymous donor more than a dozen years ago at the Houston Zoo.

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BIR067-00112

A helmeted hornbill head that’s been carved intricately. Carving of the bird’s bills for ivory has led to a massive decline in this species. This was dropped off by an anonymous donor more than a dozen years ago at the Houston Zoo.

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BIR067-00111

A helmeted hornbill head that’s been carved intricately. Carving of the bird’s bills for ivory has led to a massive decline in this species. This was dropped off by an anonymous donor more than a dozen years ago at the Houston Zoo.

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BIR067-00110

A helmeted hornbill head that’s been carved intricately. Carving of the bird’s bills for ivory has led to a massive decline in this species. This was dropped off by an anonymous donor more than a dozen years ago at the Houston Zoo.

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BIR065-00095

An umbrella, or white, cockatoo (Cacatua alba) at the Bramble Park Zoo.

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Madagascar giant day gecko (Phelsuma gradis) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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An endangered Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle (Chitra indica) at the Kukrail Gharial and Turtle Rehabilitation Centre in Lucknow, India.

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African flower chafer (Mecynorrhina polyphemus) at the Insectarium in New Orleans.

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A Western hog-nosed snake (Heterodon nasicus nasicus) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Burmese pyhthon (Python molurus bivittatus) at the Bramble Park Zoo.

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BIR052-00009

A beautiful fruit dove (Ptilinopus pulchellus) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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BIR053-00062

A bush thick-knee (Burhinus grallarius) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita.

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ANI073-00236

A Baracoa knight anole (Anolis baracoae) from a private collection.

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ANI080-00079

A black spine-neck swamp turtle (Acanthochelys spixii) at the Houston Zoo.

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BIR053-00025

A northern carmine bee eater (Merops nubicus nubicus) at the Columbus Zoo.

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BIR053-00026

A buff-crested bustard (Lophotis gindiana) at the Columbus Zoo.

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A redhead duck (Aythya americana) at the Columbus Zoo.

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A radiated ratsnake (Coelognathus radiata) at the Columbus Zoo.

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BIR055-00002

A vulnerable Victoria Crowned Pigeon (Goura victoria) at the Columbus Zoo.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) at the Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia, South Carolina.

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ANI077-00269

A western hog-nosed snake (Heterodon nasicus nasicus) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

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ANI062-00178

Vulnerable North Sulawesi babirusa (Babyrousa celebensis) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

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A grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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A federally endangered Salt Creek tiger beetle (Cicindela nevadica lincolniana) in a lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. With a count of fewer than 250 adults in the summer of 2007, this subspecies of tiger beetle could be the rarest insect in North America. Found only in the interior saline wetlands of Lancaster County, Nebraska, the beetle has been in decline for years due to habitat loss from development.

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Portrait of a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).

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Portrait of a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus).

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Portrait of a California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) at the Houston Zoo.

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A binturong (Arctictis binturong) at the Houston Zoo. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A vulnerable binturong (Arctictis binturong) at the Houston Zoo.

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A binturong (Arctictis binturong) at the Houston Zoo. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A binturong (Arctictis binturong) at the Houston Zoo. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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ANI083-00009

A binturong (Arctictis binturong) at the Houston Zoo. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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A college student attending the July Fourth Parade in Salina, Utah.

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Sisters with rainbow colored hairstyles with glitter at the Minnesota state fair.

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