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A male guiña (Leopardus guigna guigna) from Fauna Andina in Santiago, Chile.

He has only three legs, having lost one in a trapper’s snare. He was brought here to be taken care of by the Chilean Wildlife Authority.

Despite the loss of his front leg, he moves around well and has a good life here at Fauna Andina, a wildlife conservation and research center in Chile. Their goal is to protect wildlife through study and, captive breeding and release back into the wild.

The guiña has the smallest distribution of any wild cat on the planet. This makes it very susceptible to being endangered.

The Fauna Andina conservation center near is the only known center that’s ever bred this species in captivity.

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A male guiña (Leopardus guigna guigna) from Fauna Andina in Santiago, Chile.

He has only three legs, having lost one in a trapper’s snare. He was brought here to be taken care of by the Chilean Wildlife Authority.

Despite the loss of his front leg, he moves around well and has a good life here at Fauna Andina, a wildlife conservation and research center in Chile. Their goal is to protect wildlife through study and, captive breeding and release back into the wild.

The guiña has the smallest distribution of any wild cat on the planet. This makes it very susceptible to being endangered.

The Fauna Andina conservation center near is the only known center that’s ever bred this species in captivity.

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A male guiña (Leopardus guigna guigna) from Fauna Andina in Santiago, Chile.

He has only three legs, having lost one in a trapper’s snare. He was brought here to be taken care of by the Chilean Wildlife Authority.

Despite the loss of his front leg, he moves around well and has a good life here at Fauna Andina, a wildlife conservation and research center in Chile. Their goal is to protect wildlife through study and, captive breeding and release back into the wild.

The guiña has the smallest distribution of any wild cat on the planet. This makes it very susceptible to being endangered.

The Fauna Andina conservation center near is the only known center that’s ever bred this species in captivity.

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A guiña (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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A guiña (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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An endangered Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) at the Omaha Zoo.

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Pahu, the Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni) at the Sumatran Rhino Rescue Center in Indonesia. This species is listed as critically endangered and the population is in decline.

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Pahu, the Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni) at the Sumatran Rhino Rescue Center in Indonesia. This species is listed as critically endangered and the population is in decline.

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The critically-endangered orange-bellied parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) at the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary. This is one of the rarest birds in the world with fewer than 50 left in the wild.

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A critically endangered sumatran orangutan, Pongo abelii, at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, TX.

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vulnerable red collared brown lemur (Eulemur collaris) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A critically endangered Javan slow loris (Nycticebus javanicus) at Night Safari, part of Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

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A critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri) at Healesville Sanctuary.

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A vulnerable banded palm civet (Hemigalus derbyanus) named Yala at the Cincinnati Zoo. Yala means “go” in Arabic, the keepers said, which is appropriate because this creature moved like greased lighting. He is the last of his kind in North American zoos.

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A rare little golden-mantled flying fox (Pteropus pumilus) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo, in Omaha, Nebraska.

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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 striped owl (Asio clamator forbesi) at the Nispero Zoo.

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An endangered tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) at the Australia Zoo.

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A long-haired rousette (Rousettus lanosus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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An Angolan fruit bat (Lissonycteris angolensis) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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Pahu, the Bornean rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis harrissoni) at the Sumatran Rhino Rescue Center in Indonesia. This species is listed as critically endangered and the population is in decline.

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A fiery searcher beetle (Calosoma scrutator) at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans.

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Bilby (Macrotis lagotis), a vulnerable Australian mammal.

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Bilby (Macrotis lagotis), a vulnerable Australian mammal.

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Yellow-knobbed curassow (Crax daubentoni) at the Houston Zoo. This bird is over 20 years old and has fathered many offspring. The whistle of this species sounds like a bomb dropping in a cartoon.

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An African pygmy falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus) at the Houston Zoo.

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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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A green toad (Bufo viridis or Pseudepidalea virdis) at the Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans.

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A white-eyed imperial pigeon (Ducula perspicillata perspicillata) at the Houston Zoo.

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