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A very ill, critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.

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A tiger hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina grandidieri).

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

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

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A Madagascar tree boa (Sanzinia madagascariensis volontany) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A Madagascar tree boa (Sanzinia madagascariensis volontany) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A Linda’s treefrog (Hyloscirtus lindae) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from Papallacta.

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A Cordillera central tree frog (Hyloscirtus larinopygion) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from Carchi, Goadtal.

This species is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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A marsupial frog (Gastrotheca sp.) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from Loja, Ecuador.

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A glass frog (Nymphargus sp. nov. “orense”) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from El Oro.

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A Santa Cecilia cochran frog (Teratohyla midas) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from Morona Santiago, Puerto Morona.

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A Rio Coca cochran frog (Nymphargus siren) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from Sucumbios, Gonzalo Pizarro.

This species is listed as Vulnerable according to the IUCN Red List.

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A Spix’s horned treefrog (Hemiphractus scutatus) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from Morona Santiago Province, near town of Taisha, Ecuador.

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An executioner frog (Dendropsophus carnifex) at Balsa de los Sapos. This species is a part of a breeding study center at the Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito.

This individual was from Mindo, Ecuador.

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A Yunnan bamboo pitviper (Trimeresurus yunnanensis) from a private collection.

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A Tlaloc’s rattlesnake (Crotalus tlaloci) from a private collection.

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Juliet, a Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. A single lone male of this species, named ‘Romeo’ had been thought to be the very last of his kind until she and four other animals were discovered in December of 2018.

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A northern redbelly snake (Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata) at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota.

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A northern redbelly snake (Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata) at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota.

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An adult darkling beetle (Zophobas morio) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. Beetles are used for feed amphibians and other animals.

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A male, endangered, elegant stubfoot toad (Atelopus elegans) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This is one of the few species of Atelopus not threatened by chytrid fungus because it lives at lower elevations in warmer climates.

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A male, endangered, elegant stubfoot toad (Atelopus elegans) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This is one of the few species of Atelopus not threatened by chytrid fungus because it lives at lower elevations in warmer climates.

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A male turtle carapaced marsupial frog (Gastrotheca testudinea) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Zunag, Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador.

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A rattlesnake explores Joel SartoreÕs camera bag during a Photo Ark photoshoot.

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A Columbia spotted frog (Rana luteiventris) from the Toiyabe subpopulation near Austin, Nevada.

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A striped owl (Asio clamator forbesi) at the Nispero Zoo.

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A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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Carpenter bee (Xylocopa sp.) from the high altitude rainforest from Mt. Gorongosa.

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An unidentified stonefly nymph (Isoperla sp.), aquatic invertebrate from Mores Creek near Idaho City, Idaho.

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A pleasing fungus beetle (Megalodacne fasciata) at the Insectarium in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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A painted spiny lobster (Panulirus versicolor) at Semirara Marine Hatchery Laboratory in the Philippines.

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