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A Chilean brown recluse (Loxosceles laeta) at Buin Zoo.

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A Chilean brown recluse (Loxosceles laeta) at Buin Zoo.

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An Ivory Coast mud turtle (Pelusios cupulatta) from a private collection.

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An Ivory Coast mud turtle (Pelusios cupulatta) from a private collection.

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An Okavango mud turtle (Pelusios bechuanicus) from a private collection.

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An Okavango mud turtle (Pelusios bechuanicus) from a private collection.

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An Okavango mud turtle (Pelusios bechuanicus) from a private collection.

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A Kimberley long neck turtle (Chelodina walloyarrina) from a private collection.

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A Darwin snake-necked turtle (Chelodina kurrichalpongo) from a private collection. This species was recently described, in 2019.

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A Darwin snake-necked turtle (Chelodina kurrichalpongo) from a private collection. This species was recently described, in 2019.

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A Southern black-knobbed map turtle (Graptemys nigrinoda delticola) from a private collection.

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An Upemba mud turtle (Pelusios upembae) from a private collection.

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An Upemba mud turtle (Pelusios upembae) from a private collection.

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An Upemba mud turtle (Pelusios upembae) from a private collection.

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A Rio Grande cooter (Pseudemys gorzugi) from a private collection.

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A Rio Grande cooter (Pseudemys gorzugi) from a private collection.

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A red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) from a private collection. This individual is from the Brownsville/Rio Grande locality.

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A darkling beetle (Eleodes obscurus) collected near Tucson, Arizona. Photographed at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington.

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A darkling beetle (Eleodes obscurus) collected near Tucson, Arizona. Photographed at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington.

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A darkling beetle (Eleodes obscurus) collected near Tucson, Arizona. Photographed at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington.

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A darkling beetle (Eleodes obscurus) collected near Tucson, Arizona. Photographed at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington.

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A marine otter (Lontra felina peruviensis) at Parque Zoológico Huachipa in Lima, Peru. Marine otters are listed as endangered by the IUCN.

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A southern spectacled salamander (Salamandrina terdigitata) at WWT Slimbridge in England.

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Two Bosnian alpine newts (Mesotriton alpestris reiseri) at WWT Slimbridge in England. The male is lighter in color than the female.

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A male Northern Italian alpine newt (Mesotriton alpestris apuanus) at WWT Slimbridge in England.

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Two Bosnian alpine newts (Mesotriton alpestris reiseri) at WWT Slimbridge in England. The male is lighter in color than the female.

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A common house spider (Parasteatoda tepidariorum) at the Houston Zoo.

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An unidentified stick insect species at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile.

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An unidentified stick insect species at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile.

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An unidentified termite species at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile.

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A harvestman spider species (Sadocus asperatus) at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile.

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An endangered Seychelles giant millipede (Sechelleptus seychellarum) Shaldon Wildlife Trust in Shaldon, England.

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An endangered Seychelles giant millipede (Sechelleptus seychellarum) Shaldon Wildlife Trust in Shaldon, England.

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An endangered Marañón dart frog (Excidobates mysteriosus) Shaldon Wildlife Trust in Shaldon, England.

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A variable crayfish (Cambarus cf. latimanus) collected from Williamson Swamp Creek, Grantley, Alabama, by the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab.

This species is brand new to science and will be named in the near future.

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