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A tawny owl (Strix aluco sylvatica) at the Wildlife Rescue Center of Rome (LIPU).

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An endangered Malayan tiger, Panthera tigris jacksoni, at the Omaha Zoo.

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A Harris’s hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, NY.

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Kanzi the Bonobo (Pan paniscus) at the Ape Cognition and Conservation Initiative (ACCI) in Des Moines, Iowa.
Bonobos are listed as endangered on the IUCN red list.

The Ape Cognition and Conservation Initiative is the only research facility in North America to exclusively house and study bonobos. The Ape Initiative’s programs aim to enrich the lives of bonobos and increase awareness of bonobos and other great apes worldwide through responsible and sustainable research and conservation education. The Ape Initiative is situated on 230 acres in Des Moines, Iowa, USA – with over 6 acres of ape-accessible space. The Ape Initiative bonobos include the world-famous Kanzi, whose comprehension of spoken English and use of a lexigram keyboard has been well documented. All bonobos living at the Ape Initiative participate in a variety of husbandry activities as well as behavioral and cognitive research aimed at uncovering the evolutionary origins of human language, cognition, and behavior.

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Kanzi the Bonobo (Pan paniscus) at the Ape Cognition and Conservation Initiative (ACCI) in Des Moines, Iowa.
Bonobos are listed as endangered on the IUCN red list.

The Ape Cognition and Conservation Initiative is the only research facility in North America to exclusively house and study bonobos. The Ape Initiative’s programs aim to enrich the lives of bonobos and increase awareness of bonobos and other great apes worldwide through responsible and sustainable research and conservation education. The Ape Initiative is situated on 230 acres in Des Moines, Iowa, USA – with over 6 acres of ape-accessible space. The Ape Initiative bonobos include the world-famous Kanzi, whose comprehension of spoken English and use of a lexigram keyboard has been well documented. All bonobos living at the Ape Initiative participate in a variety of husbandry activities as well as behavioral and cognitive research aimed at uncovering the evolutionary origins of human language, cognition, and behavior.

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A critically endangered Madagascar big-headed turtle (Erymnochelys madagascariensis) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered Madagascar big-headed turtle (Erymnochelys madagascariensis) at the Houston Zoo.

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A giant scops owl (Otus gurneyi) at the Avilon Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list and as federally endangered.

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A giant scops owl (Otus gurneyi) at the Avilon Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list and as federally endangered.

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An Eastern grass owl (Tyto longimembris amauronota) at the Avilon Zoo.

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An Eastern grass owl (Tyto longimembris amauronota) at the Avilon Zoo.

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An endangered North Philippine hawk-eagle (Nisaetus philippensis) at the Avilon Zoo.

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A Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta syrichta) at the Avilon Zoo.

This animal has the second largest eyes in the world compared to brain size.

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A Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta syrichta) at the Avilon Zoo.

This animal has the second largest eyes in the world compared to brain size.

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A Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta syrichta) at the Avilon Zoo.

This animal has the second largest eyes in the world compared to brain size.

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A Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta syrichta) at the Avilon Zoo.

This animal has the second largest eyes in the world compared to brain size.

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A Palawan mongoose (Herpestes semitorquatus palawanensis) at the Avilon Zoo.

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A Everett’s scops owl (Otus everetti) at the Philippine Eagle Center.

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A Everett’s scops owl (Otus everetti) at the Philippine Eagle Center.

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Cole Sartore with a bison herd at Maxwell State Game Preserve near Canton, KS.

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Southern Palawan tree squirrel (Sundasciurus steerii) at Eltoro Zoo de la Castellana, Inc., on Negros Island, Philippines.

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A vulnerable reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) with finer white lines in pattern, and an endangered Rothschild giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) at Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure near Salina, Kansas.

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Tonks, a 16 day old baby aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at the Denver Zoo. This species is listed as endangered by both the IUCN and the Federal List.

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A coppery titi monkey (Callicebus cupreus) at the Denver Zoo.

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A coppery titi monkey (Callicebus cupreus) at the Denver Zoo.

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A coppery titi monkey (Callicebus cupreus) at the Denver Zoo.

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An endangered Matschie’s tree-kangaroo with her joey (Dendrolagus matschiei) at Zoo Miami.

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An endangered, female giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) at the Dallas World Aquarium.

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A male Southern pudu (Pudu puda) at the Dallas World Aquarium. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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L’Hoest’s monkeys (Cercopithicus lhoesti) at Parco Natura Viva, Bussolengo, Veneto, Italy. The male is larger, with more white on cheeks.

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A male L’Hoest’s monkey (Cercopithicus lhoesti) at Parco Natura Viva, Bussolengo, Veneto, Italy.

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A female L’Hoest’s monkey (Cercopithicus lhoesti) at Parco Natura Viva.

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African mantis (Hierodula gracilis) at the Moscow Zoo.

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African wildcat (Felis silvestris ocreata) at the Moscow Zoo.

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