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The US-Mexico border wall splits countries and habitat. Animals like this bobcat (Lynx rufus) or its cousin the ocelot, would normally cross the border to hunt or mate. Photograph by Joel Sartore with Mitch Sternberg, Jennifer Lowry, and Naghma Malik, all U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services.

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Children sit patiently for an Easter egg hunt at a house in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A biologist lifts rocks hunting for snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.

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Two biologists catch snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.

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Two biologists catch snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.

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A biologist lifts rocks hunting for snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.

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A biologist lifts rocks hunting for snakes in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.

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A local resident draws a laugh from her daughter by donning the head of a musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) recently shot by her husband. Sport hunters are allowed to kill approximately 70 of these animals, once extinct in Alaska, per year.

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Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) swirl out of the Eckert James River Bat Cave at sunset to feed on insects. This maternity colony builds to more than 6 million bats in late July, making it one of the largest in the world. It is owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy.

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Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) swirl out of the Eckert James River Bat Cave at sunset to feed on insects. This maternity colony builds to more than 6 million bats in late July, making it one of the largest in the world. It is owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A conservation hunt for snow geese (Chen caerulescens) near Mount City, Missouri. This no-limit hunt is designed to try and reduced the number of snow geese, which are at or near record heights.

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A dog looks eagerly upon a dead pheasant after an organized hunting event in Broken Bow, Nebraska

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A dog participates in an organized pheasant hunt in Broken Bow, Nebraska.

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A young girl waits near a dead deer at a gas station in Broken Bow, Nebraska.

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In Connecticut, two young girls in their “Sunday Best” are reluctant to socialize with the Easter bunny.

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Pronghorn antelope hunting in the Charles M. Russell NWR in Montana.

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A dog sleeps near a saddle at the Charles M. Russel National Wildlife Refuge in Montana.

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Pronghorn antelope hunting in the Charles M. Russell NWR in Montana.

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A mule deer head is hung up after hunters return from the back country in the heart of the Rocky Mountain front near Choteau, Montana.

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A mule deer head is hung up after hunters return from the back country in the heart of the Rocky Mountain front near Choteau, Montana.

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A grizzly bear fishes in Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska.

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