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White-crested turaco (Tauraco leucolophus) at the Houston Zoo.

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White-crested turaco (Tauraco leucolophus) at the Houston Zoo.

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A Hartlaub’s turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi) at the Houston Zoo.

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A Hartlaub’s turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi) at the Houston Zoo.

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A Hartlaub’s turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi) at the Houston Zoo.

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A superb bird of paradise (Lophorina superba) displays iridescent chest feathers at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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The hand of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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The hand of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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The tail of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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Senegal parrot (Poicephalus senegalus senegalus) at a private collection in Tenerife.

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A male Aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) displays the large mane on his back when wanting to look fierce. There are three left in captivity in the U.S.

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A female Aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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A female Aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Red-bellied Short-necked Turtle (Emydura subglobosa) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A dwarf caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus) at the Sunset Zoo.

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A tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A Reeve’s Muntjac (Muntiacus reevesi) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Snowy egret (Egretta thula) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A common squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A caribou (Rangifer tarandus) at the Large Animal Research Station at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.

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A red-bellied side-necked turtle (Emydura subglobosa ) at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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A blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) at Parrots in Paradise, a bird attraction in Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

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A federally-endangered Key Largo cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola). This animal now numbers fewer than 1,000, and like all wildlife in the Florida Keys, it could be lost for good when ocean levels rise and flood their island home.

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A federally-endangered Key Largo cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola). This animal now numbers fewer than 1,000, and like all wildlife in the Florida Keys, it could be lost for good when ocean levels rise and flood their island home.

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An Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) in winter plumage at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

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