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BIR064-00351

A male variable sunbird (Cinnyris venustus falkensteini) at a field museum in Gorongosa National Park.

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A pair of lesser Magellanic upland geese (Chloephaga picta) at Sylvan Heights Waterfowl. The male is white and the female is smaller and brown.

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A male lesser Magellanic upland goose (Chloephaga picta) at Sylvan Heights Waterfowl.

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A white-lined tanager (Tachyphonus rufus) at the National Aviary of Colombia.

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A candy darter (Etheostoma osburni) at the Aquatic Resource Recovery Center at White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery, West Virginia. This is a male in spawning colors.

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A candy darter (Etheostoma osburni) at the Aquatic Resource Recovery Center at White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery, West Virginia. This is a male in spawning colors.

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A candy darter (Etheostoma osburni) at the Aquatic Resource Recovery Center at White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery, West Virginia. This is a male in spawning colors.

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A candy darter (Etheostoma osburni) at the Aquatic Resource Recovery Center at White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery, West Virginia. This is a male in spawning colors.

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A South Andean deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile. This animal is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, with fewer than 1,500 animals left in the wild.

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A South Andean deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile. This animal is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, with fewer than 1,500 animals left in the wild.

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A South Andean deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile. This animal is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List, with fewer than 1,500 animals left in the wild.

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BIR038-00096

A mated pair of austral parakeets (Enicognathus ferrugineus minor) at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile.

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A mated pair of austral parakeets (Enicognathus ferrugineus minor) at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile.

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A mated pair of austral parakeet (Enicognathus ferrugineus minor) at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile.

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A mated pair of austral parakeets (Enicognathus ferrugineus minor) at Fauna Andina, a conservation center near Villarrica, Chile.

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A male Western leafcutter bee (Megachile perihirta) wild caught at the Wilson Ranch, north of Lakeside, Nebraska.

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A male eastern carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica) wild caught in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A male polar bear (Ursus maritimus) at the ABQ BioPark in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This species is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN red list.
He is named ‘Koluk’ (meaning ‘Spirit) and is 24 years old.

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Swamp deer or barasingha (Rucervus duvauceli branderi) at Zoo Negara. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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

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INS011-00146

Two robust camel crickets (Udeopsylla robusta) the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute. The red one is female. The black one is the male.

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Two robust camel crickets (Udeopsylla robusta) the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute. The red one is female. The black one is the male.

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An endangered male Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) at the Audubon Zoo, part of the Audubon Nature Institute. This animal is named Tybalt.

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An endangered male Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) at the Audubon Zoo, part of the Audubon Nature Institute. This animal is named Tybalt.

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BIR053-00479

A male white-winged crossbill (Loxia leucoptera leucoptera) at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota.

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A pair of prairie merlin (Falco columbarius richardsonii) at Wild at Heart, a raptor rehab center in Cave Creek, AZ. The male is smaller and more dark brown.

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A pair of prairie merlin (Falco columbarius richardsonii) at Wild at Heart, a raptor rehab center in Cave Creek, AZ. The male is smaller and more dark brown.

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A pair of prairie merlin (Falco columbarius richardsonii) at Wild at Heart, a raptor rehab center in Cave Creek, AZ. The male is smaller and more dark brown.

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A pair of prairie merlin (Falco columbarius richardsonii) at Wild at Heart, a raptor rehab center in Cave Creek, AZ. The male is smaller and more dark brown.

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A male white-eyed giant leaf-tailed gecko
(Uroplatus giganteus) at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A pair of white-eyed giant leaf-tailed gecko
(Uroplatus giganteus) at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
The male is larger and more brown, on left. Female is smaller and lighter in color.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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