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A critically endangered male cichlid (Pseudotropheus saulosi) from a private collection.

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A critically endangered male cichlid (Pseudotropheus saulosi) from a private collection.

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A male Sangihe black (Lampropelma nigerrimum) from a private collection.

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A female and male Sangihe black (Lampropelma nigerrimum) from a private collection.

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Limia dominicensis at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Hispaniola. The smaller of the two is a young male, with color. The female is plain and much larger.

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A male Limia dominicensis at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Hispaniola.

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Limia melanogaster at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Hispaniola. The male is smaller and with color, on bottom. Female is on top.

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A male Limia melanogaster at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Hispaniola.

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Endangered Varatraza panchax (Pachypanchax varatraza) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Madagascar.

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Endangered Varatraza panchax (Pachypanchax varatraza) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Madagascar.

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Limia perugiae at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Hispaniola. The female is on top, with less color. The male is below.

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Limia perugiae at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This species is from Hispaniola. The female is on top, with less color. The male is below.

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Red fin rainbowfish (Melanotaenia maccullochi) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. The male is smaller, with a bit more color.

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Red fin rainbowfish (Melanotaenia maccullochi) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. The male is smaller, with a bit more color.

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A male Roberta’s toothcarp or Roberta’s killifish (Valencia robertae) from Greece at the Plzen Zoo. This species is critically endangered and occurs in two small rivers in Greece: lower Pinios in northern Peloponnese and Mornos Rivers in southern mainland of Greece.

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A male Roberta’s toothcarp or Roberta’s killifish (Valencia robertae) from Greece at the Plzen Zoo. This species is critically endangered and occurs in two small rivers in Greece: lower Pinios in northern Peloponnese and Mornos Rivers in southern mainland of Greece.

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A critically endangered pair of polka-dot splitfin (Chapalichthys pardalis) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This is a male/female pair. The female is larger.

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A critically endangered pair of polka-dot splitfin (Chapalichthys pardalis) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This is a male/female pair. The female is larger.

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Xenotoca doadrioi CR (earlier known as Xenotoca sp. San Marcos) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. These animals were originally from San Marcos, Mexico. The male is on the left. The female is on the right.

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A male Xenotoca doadrioi (earlier known as Xenotoca sp. San Marcos) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. The collection point for this animal was San Marcos, Mexico.

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A pair of Philippine walking stick (Lonchodes philippinicus) at Zoo Plzen in the Czech Republic. The male is smaller.

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A pair of Philippine walking stick (Lonchodes philippinicus) at Zoo Plzen in the Czech Republic. The male is smaller.

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A male and female Philippine walking stick (Lonchodes philippinicus) at Zoo Plzen in the Czech Republic. The male is very small.

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A European brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This is a male, age 40, named Pista. His parents were wild caught in Romania.

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A European brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) at Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic. This is a male, age 40, named Pista. His parents were wild caught in Romania.

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A male Egyptian desert cockroach (Polyphaga aegyptiaca) at Prague Zoo.

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A male Egyptian desert cockroach (Polyphaga aegyptiaca) at Prague Zoo.

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An Iraqi spiny-tailed lizard (Saara loricata) at Prague Zoo. This is the male. It can use its thick tail as a form of defense. It spends most of the year underground and is only active during the spring.

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An Iraqi spiny-tailed lizard (Saara loricata) at Prague Zoo. This is the male. It can use its thick tail as a form of defense. It spends most of the year underground and is only active during the spring.

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An Iraqi spiny-tailed lizard (Saara loricata) at Prague Zoo. This is the male. It can use its thick tail as a form of defense. It spends most of the year underground and is only active during the spring.

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An Iraqi spiny-tailed lizard (Saara loricata) at Prague Zoo. This is the male. It can use its thick tail as a form of defense. It spends most of the year underground and is only active during the spring.

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An Iraqi spiny-tailed lizard (Saara loricata) at Prague Zoo. This is the male. It can use its thick tail as a form of defense. It spends most of the year underground and is only active during the spring.

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An Afghan tortoise, Testudo horsfieldii kazachstanica) at Prague Zoo.

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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