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A bateleur eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus) at Saint Louis Zoo.

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A federally threatened grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) at Sedgwick County Zoo.

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A black labrador dog travels up the Kenai River on a boat’s bow.

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A western screech owl, Sonoran Desert colorphase (Otus kennicottii) at the Sutton Avian Research Center.

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

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A grizzly bear at rest on the edge of the Larson Bay dump.

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A canal zone tree frog (Hypsiboas rufitelus) at Atlanta Zoo.

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A close view of the face of Khuntami, a male Siberian tiger, in a zoo.

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A hand-raised koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) at Dreamworld in Queensland, Australia.

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A herd of pronghorns graze near gas drilling rigs sunset near Pinedale, Wyoming.

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A portrait of a bison on a ranch near Valentine, Nebraska.

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A bison (Gaur bos) on a ranch near Valentine, Nebraska.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A juvenile endangered Northern sea otter (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) at SeaWorld San Diego. This animal is named Cinder, because of the fires in her home state of Alaska in 2019. She was brought to San Diego as a pup to be raised away from the smoke.

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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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Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A California red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus elegans) at the Avian Biodiversity Center.

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A California red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus elegans) at the Avian Biodiversity Center.

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A roadside hawk (Rupornis magnirostris magniplumis) at the Membeca Lagos Farm, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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A roadside hawk (Rupornis magnirostris magniplumis) at the Membeca Lagos Farm, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis) crossed with a red-winged parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus) at Parrots in Paradise, a bird attraction in Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

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A female hoary fox (Lycalopex vetulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This fox is the only endemic canid in Brazil. This animal is from the Cerrado area of Brazil. Her name is Lilica.

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A female hoary fox (Lycalopex vetulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This fox is the only endemic canid in Brazil. This animal is from the Cerrado area of Brazil. Her name is Lilica.

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A guina (Leopardus guigna tigriillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andina in Santiago, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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White-backed magpies (Gymnorhina tibicen hypoleuca) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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