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Fauna Andina

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

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Fauna Andina

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

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A male guiña (Leopardus guigna guigna) from Fauna Andina in central-south, 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 central-south 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 central-south, 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 central-south, 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 central-south, 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 central-south, 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 tigrillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andinain central-south, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A guiña (Leopardus guigna tigrillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andina in central-south, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A guiña (Leopardus guigna tigrillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andina in central-south, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A guiña (Leopardus guigna tigrillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andina in central-south, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A guiña (Leopardus guigna tigrillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andina in central-south, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A guina (Leopardus guigna tigrillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andinain central-south, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A six-day-old Malayan tapir, Tapirus indicus, at the Minnesota Zoo. This species is listed as endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered.

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

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A red river hog (Potamochoerus porcus) named Sir Francis Bacon at the Cincinnati Zoo. This was a hand-raised and very friendly program animal. He was hungry the entire time and posed easily as long as the yams didn’t run out.

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A giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) at Zoo Atlanta. This endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered species is native to China.

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A critically endangered and federally endangered, six-week-old female baby gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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A vulnerable reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) at Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure near Salina, Kansas.

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A female Gray’s crowned guenon (Cercopithecus pogonias grayi) named Amanda, named after Spock’s mother in Star Trek. There are five individuals left of this species, which is a phase out species, meaning when they’re gone, that’s it.

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A vulnerable red uakari monkey (Cacajao calvus ucayalii).

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A Texas whitetail deer named ‘Sonny’ (Odocoileus virginianus texanus) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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An endangered Grevy’s zebra (Equus grevyi) at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari.

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

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Mabu the giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) at Zoo Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A brown hyena (Parahyaena brunnea) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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A brown hyena (Parahyaena brunnea) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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A brown hyena (Parahyaena brunnea) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.

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A female oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus tigrinus) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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