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Least bittern heron (Ixobrychus exilis) at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Roseville, Minnesota.

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A Sonoran gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer affinis) at the Point Defiance Zoo.

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A gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus, named Mariah at the Point Defiance Zoo.

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A federally threatened, Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) named Yukon at the Point Defiance Zoo. He’s an education animal that came here as a baby from a breeding center in Arkansas.

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A close up of a grey-necked wood rail (Aramides cajaneus) at the Omaha Zoo.

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Eastern plains garter snake (Thamnophis radix) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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Blue-crowned hanging parrot (Loriculus galgulus) at the Fort Wayne Zoo.

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Sara, the endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered whooping crane (Grus americana), at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. This is an educational bird.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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A stonecat (Noturus flavus) at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium.

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A longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus) at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium.

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Bigmouth buffalo (Ictiobus cyprinellus) at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium.

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Silkie showgirl chickens at the Fort Worth Zoo. These are domestic animals, used for education here.

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Vulnerable (IUCN) and Federally endangered Gila topminnows (Poeciliopsis occidentalis occidentalis).

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A Galapagos land iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) on Urbina Bay, Isabela Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A Galapagos land iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) on Urbina Bay, Isabela Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A Galapagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis vicina) on Urbina Bay, Isabela Island in Galapagos National Park.

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Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki) on Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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Boulder darter (Etheostoma wapiti), a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered species, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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Boulder darter (Etheostoma wapiti), a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered species, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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Sara the whooping crane, at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species.

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Sara, the endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered whooping crane (Grus americana), at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. This is an educational bird.

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