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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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An adult, male white-tailed titi (Callicebus discolor) at Zoologico de Quito.

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An olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina) at Zoologico de Quito.

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An olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina) at Zoologico de Quito.

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A pair of sister, six-month-old, Andean white-eared opossums (Didelphis pernigra) at Zoologico de Quito.

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A black-banded owl (Ciccaba huhula huhula) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá.

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A burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia grallaria) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá.

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A burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia grallaria) at Mantenedor da Fauna Silvestre Cariuá.

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Romeo, a ten-year-old Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. Romeo had been thought to be the very last of his kind until a female named Juliet and four other animals were discovered in December of 2018.

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A tropical screech owl (Megascops choliba decussatus) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A tropical screech owl (Megascops choliba decussatus) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A spectacled owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata perspicillata) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A spectacled owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata perspicillata) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A spectacled owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata perspicillata) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A juvenile large-headed capuchin monkey (Sapajus macrocephalus) from the Coari area of Amazona, Brazil. Photograhed at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A juvenile large-headed capuchin monkey (Sapajus macrocephalus) from the Coari area of Amazona, Brazil. Photograhed at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A critically endangered pied tamarin (Saguinus bicolor) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A rusty-barred owl, Strix hylophila, at Tierpark Berlin.

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