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A leopard plecostomus (Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps) from a private collection.

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A leopard plecostomus (Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps) from a private collection.

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A tarantula (Phormictopus platus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A Madagascar night snake (Madagascarophis colubrinus pastoriensis) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A Henderson’s anole (Anolis hendersoni) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A male Egyptian desert cockroach (Polyphaga aegyptiaca) at Prague Zoo.

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A female Egyptian desert cockroach (Polyphaga aegyptiaca) at Prague Zoo.

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An endangered panther crab (Parathelphusa pantherina) at Petra Aqua.

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An endangered panther crab (Parathelphusa pantherina) at Petra Aqua.

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An African rainbow crab (Cardisoma armatum) at Petra Aqua.

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A female undescribed crayfish from New Guinea (Cherax sp.) at Petra Aqua.

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A chocolate-banded millipede (Pelmatojulus ligulatus) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A lesser Asian scorpion (Mesobuthus eupeus) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A lesser Asian scorpion (Mesobuthus eupeus) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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Two Derby’s flower beetles (Dicronorrhina derbyana layardi) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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Two Derby’s flower beetles (Dicronorrhina derbyana layardi) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A flower beetle (Stephanorrhina julia) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A flower beetle (Stephanorrhina julia) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A ring-headed dwarf snake (Eirenis modestus) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A ring-headed dwarf snake (Eirenis modestus) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A silver orb weaver (Argiope argentata) at the Museo d’Orbigny Natural History Museum in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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A flat-backed millipede (Auturus evides) at the St. Louis Zoo.

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A flat-backed millipede (Auturus evides) at the St. Louis Zoo.

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A flat rock scorpion (Hadogenes granulatus) at the St. Louis Zoo.

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Southern hognose snakes (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

These individuals are “playing dead”, a common defense tactic for this species as some predators don’t want to touch something that’s sick, dying or dead.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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Southern hognose snakes (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

These individuals are “playing dead”, a common defense tactic for this species as some predators don’t want to touch something that’s sick, dying or dead.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A Baird’s ratsnake, Eastern Mexican grey headed form, (Pantherophis bairdi) at a private collection.

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A false brook salamander (Isthmura bellii) at a private collection.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A false brook salamander (Isthmura bellii) at a private collection.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A red rock shrimp (Lysmata californica) at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California.

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An unidentified milkbug (Pyrrhocoridea family) at the Museo d’Orbigny Natural History Museum in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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An unidentified cricket species (Grillidea family) at the Museo d’Orbigny Natural History Museum in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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An unidentified ground beetle (Carabidea family) at the Museo d’Orbigny Natural History Museum in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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A tarantula (Phormictopus platus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A painted bronzeback (Dendrelaphis pictus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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