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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Miss Sandy Hill, a federally endangered Mississippi sandhill crane (Grus canadensis pulla), at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. Only 110 of this sandhill crane subspecies exists in the wild. Only another 45 birds are in captivity.

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Miss Sandy Hill, a federally endangered Mississippi sandhill crane (Grus canadensis pulla), at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. Only 110 of this sandhill crane subspecies exists in the wild. Only another 45 birds are in captivity.

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Miss Sandy Hill, a federally endangered Mississippi sandhill crane (Grus canadensis pulla), at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. Only 110 of this sandhill crane subspecies exists in the wild. Only another 45 birds are in captivity.

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Miss Sandy Hill, a federally endangered Mississippi sandhill crane (Grus canadensis pulla), at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species. Only 110 of this sandhill crane subspecies exists in the wild. Only another 45 birds are in captivity.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened Atlantic loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) at Riverbanks Zoo.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened Atlantic loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) at Riverbanks Zoo.

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A Choctawhatchee beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus allophrys) a federally endangered rodent, at the USFWS office in Panama City, FL. This and several other beach mice subspecies are imperiled due to beach development.

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Zoo Atlanta.

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A bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) an endangered (IUCN) and federally threatened species at the Atlanta Zoo.

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Zoo Atlanta.

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A bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) an endangered (IUCN) and federally threatened species at the Atlanta Zoo.

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A bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) an endangered (IUCN) and federally threatened species at the Atlanta Zoo.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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Ouachita madtoms (Noturus lachneri) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center in Knoxville. This is a rare stream fish that has a limited range in Arkansas and is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, but it still isn’t listed under the ESA.

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Red knot (Calidris canutus), a candidate species for listing due to a rapid decline in population. The bird is dependent on one food during it’s northward migration: horseshoe crab eggs. Overfishing of the crabs has led a dramatic the decline of both knots and crabs. This bird was captured as part of a banding study by the Delaware Bay Shorebird Project.

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Masked bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus ridgwayi), an endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered species, at the Phoenix Zoo.

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Red knot (Calidris canutus), a candidate species for listing due to a rapid decline in population. The bird is dependent on one food during it’s northward migration: horseshoe crab eggs. Overfishing of the crabs has led a dramatic the decline of both knots and crabs. This bird was captured as part of a banding study by the Delaware Bay Shorebird Project.

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Red knot (Calidris canutus), a candidate species for listing due to a rapid decline in population. The bird is dependent on one food during it’s northward migration: horseshoe crab eggs. Overfishing of the crabs has led a dramatic the decline of both knots and crabs. This bird was captured as part of a banding study by the Delaware Bay Shorebird Project.

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Red knot (Calidris canutus), a candidate species for listing due to a rapid decline in population. The bird is dependent on one food during it’s northward migration: horseshoe crab eggs. Overfishing of the crabs has led a dramatic the decline of both knots and crabs. This bird was captured as part of a banding study by the Delaware Bay Shorebird Project.

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A speckled palm pit viper (Bothriechis nigroviridis) at the San Antonio Zoo.

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An endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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An endangered (IUCN) Barrens topminnow (Fundulus julisia) at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. With only found in the Barrens Plateau in middle Tennessee, these fish are one of the rarest in eastern North America.

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Pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana americana) at the Great Plains Zoo.

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A Japanese giant salamander (Andrias japonicus) at the San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, Texas. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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A Japanese giant salamander (Andrias japonicus) at the San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, Texas. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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A Japanese giant salamander (Andrias japonicus) at the San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, Texas. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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