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The empty shell of a deertoe mussel (Truncilla truncata) at Missouri State University.

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Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered group of juvenile pink mucket mussels (Lampsilis abrupta). These mussels are four months old, and are from the Osage River in Missouri. They’re part of a captive rearing project at the Missouri State University.

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A group of juvenile rainbow mussels (Villosa iris). They’re part of a captive rearing project at the Missouri State University.

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A group of juvenile rainbow mussels (Villosa iris). They’re part of a captive rearing project at the Missouri State University.

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A group of juvenile rainbow mussels (Villosa iris). They’re part of a captive rearing project at the Missouri State University.

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A group of juvenile rainbow mussels (Villosa iris). They’re part of a captive rearing project at the Missouri State University.

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A greenside darter (Etheostoma blennioides) from Missouri State University.

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A greenside darter (Etheostoma blennioides) from Missouri State University.

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A greenside darter (Etheostoma blennioides) from Missouri State University.

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Close-up of a larval central newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) at Missouri State University.

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Close-up of a larval central newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) at Missouri State University.

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Close-up of a larval central newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) at Missouri State University.

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Larval central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) from Missouri State University.

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Larval central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) from Missouri State University.

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Larval central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) from Missouri State University.

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Larval central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) from Missouri State University.

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Larval central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) from Missouri State University.

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Larval central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) from Missouri State University.

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A Chinese black coin turtle (Mauremys nigricans) at Missouri State University. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A Chinese black coin turtle (Mauremys nigricans) at Missouri State University. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A Chinese black coin turtle (Mauremys nigricans) at Missouri State University. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A Chinese black coin turtle (Mauremys nigricans) at Missouri State University. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A Chinese black coin turtle (Mauremys nigricans) at Missouri State University. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A Chinese black coin turtle (Mauremys nigricans) at Missouri State University. (IUCN: Endangered)

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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An Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

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