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Two common nighthawks (Chordeiles minor) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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A common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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A common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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Two American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A red coris wrasse (Coris gaimard) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln.

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A blue spotted cowfish (Tetrasomus gibbosus) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln.

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A Randall’s prawn goby (Amblyeleotris randalli) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln.

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A Wheeler’s prawn goby (Amblyeleotris wheeleri) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln.

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Four congo tetra (Phenacogrammus interruptus) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Several American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A female two-spotted longhorn bee (Melissodes bimaculatus) wild caught in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A male eastern carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica) wild caught in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Joel Sartore photographs a Chinese water dragon, Physignathus cocincinus, at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Lincoln, NE.

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Behind the scenes look at a National Geographic Photo Ark shoot of American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo in Lincoln, NE.

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A Mallard duckling, Anas platyrhynchos, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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A man investigates endemic insects in Lincoln. Nebraska.

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A man investigates endemic insects in Lincoln. Nebraska.

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A young man investigates endemic insects in Lincoln. Nebraska.

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A young man investigates endemic insects in Lincoln. Nebraska.

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An insect crew searches for the endangered Salt Creek tiger beetle along Little Salt Creek.

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An insect crew searches for the endangered Salt Creek tiger beetle along Little Salt Creek.

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A vulnerable Siamese fighting fish or betta (Betta splendens) in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Interior of the Fontanelle Building in Lincoln, NE.
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Interior of the Fontanelle Building in Lincoln, NE.
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Exterior of the Fontanelle Building in Lincoln, NE.
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Interior of the Fontanelle Building in Lincoln, NE.
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