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This was once the place where Lewis and Clark first saw a grizzly bear but it is now a corn field. More than 100 years ago the pioneers eradicated the grizzly bear to create farmland.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Cuban crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer).

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Southern ringneck snakes (Diadophis punctatus punctatus) at Cape Canaveral.

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The owner of the Australian Bat Clinic, with flying foxes that she is helping to rehabilitate. Bats act as pollinators and seed dispensers, however bats are in serious decline around Australia largely due to entanglement in fruit tree netting.

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The owner of the Australian Bat Clinic, with flying foxes that she is helping to rehabilitate. Bats act as pollinators and seed dispensers, however bats are in serious decline around Australia largely due to entanglement in fruit tree netting.

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The owner of the Australian Bat Clinic, with flying foxes that she is helping to rehabilitate. Bats act as pollinators and seed dispensers, however bats are in serious decline around Australia largely due to entanglement in fruit tree netting.

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The owner of the Australian Bat Clinic, with flying foxes that she is helping to rehabilitate. Bats act as pollinators and seed dispensers, however bats are in serious decline around Australia largely due to entanglement in fruit tree netting.

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An eastern goliath stick insect (Eurycnema goliath) at the Melbourne Zoo.

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A vulnerable hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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A Prevost’s squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii prevostii) named ‘Walnut’ at the Houston Zoo.

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A Prevost’s squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii prevostii) named ‘Walnut’ at the Houston Zoo.

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Coyote puppies (Canis latrans) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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Coyote puppies (Canis latrans) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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A giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) at Zoo Atlanta. This endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered species is native to China.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Santa Catalina Island fox (Urocyon littoralis catalinae). The foxes were trapped for an island-wide population estimate, as well as for vaccinations and various studies.

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A biologist holds up an endangered (IUCN) relict leopard frog (Lithobates onca) near the Hoover Dam. This animal’s habitat has been reduced over the years substantially. Though it is a candidate species for federal protection, federal and state agencies are working to ensure that it doesn’t need to be listed.

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An endangered (IUCN) relict leopard frog (Rana onca) caught near the Hoover Dam. This animal’s habitat has been reduced over the years substantially. Though it is a candidate species for federal protection, federal and state agencies are working to ensure that it doesn’t need to be listed.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) among man-made structures on the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores, AL.

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A federally endangered Alabama beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus ammobates) is captured and measured as part of a population survey along the Fort Morgan Peninsula near Gulf Shores.

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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 woman carrying a white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) through her garage.

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