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A Sowell’s short-tailed bat (Carollia sowelli) at Bat Jungle in Montverde, Costa Rica.

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A Sowell’s short-tailed bat (Carollia sowelli) at Bat Jungle in Montverde, Costa Rica.

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A Sowell’s short-tailed bat (Carollia sowelli) at Bat Jungle in Montverde, Costa Rica.

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A male Costa Rican oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus oncilla) named Tabu at Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Josecito, Costa Rica.
This species is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN.

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A male Costa Rican oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus oncilla) named Tabu at Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Josecito, Costa Rica.
This species is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN.

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A male Costa Rican oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus oncilla) named Tabu at Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Josecito, Costa Rica.
This species is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN.

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A marbled cat (Pardofelis marmorata longicaudata) at Al Bustan Zoological Centre in the United Arab Emirates.

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A marbled cat (Pardofelis marmorata longicaudata) at Al Bustan Zoological Centre in the United Arab Emirates.

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A marbled cat (Pardofelis marmorata longicaudata) at Al Bustan Zoological Centre in the United Arab Emirates.

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A juvenile male downy woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens gairdnerii) at the Chintimini Wildlife Center in Corvallis, Oregon.

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A juvenile great blue heron (Ardea herodias wardi) at the Chintimini Wildlife Center in Corvallis, Oregon.

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A male great horned owl (Bubo virginianus lagophonus) named Tskili at the Chintimini Wildlife Center in Corvallis, OR.

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A male great horned owl (Bubo virginianus lagophonus) named Tskili at the Chintimini Wildlife Center in Corvallis, OR.

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A juvenile great blue heron (Ardea herodias wardi) at the Chintimini Wildlife Center in Corvallis, Oregon.

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A juvenile great blue heron (Ardea herodias wardi) at the Chintimini Wildlife Center in Corvallis, Oregon.

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Kira, a 12 year old short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) at the Taricaya Eco Reserve in Puerto Maldonado.

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Kira, a 12 year old short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) at the Taricaya Eco Reserve in Puerto Maldonado.

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Kira, a 12 year old short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) at the Taricaya Eco Reserve in Puerto Maldonado.

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Kira, a 12 year old short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) at the Taricaya Eco Reserve in Puerto Maldonado.

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Kira, a 12 year old short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) at the Taricaya Eco Reserve in Puerto Maldonado.

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A portrait of a marbled cat (Pardofelis marmorata marmorata).

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Two juvenile brown-hooded gulls (Chroicocephalus maculipennis) at Buin Zoo.

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Two juvenile brown-hooded gulls (Chroicocephalus maculipennis) at Buin Zoo.

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A black mamba (Dendroaspis polylepis) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

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A Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus gillii) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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A beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) at SeaWorld San Diego. This individual is named Fernando and he is one of the oldest belugas in human care.

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A beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) at SeaWorld San Diego. This individual is named Fernando and he is one of the oldest belugas in human care.

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A Godman’s montane pitviper (Cerrophidion wilsoni) at Zoo Plzeň.

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A Gordon’s wildcat (Felis lybica gordoni) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A Puma (Puma concolor capricorniensis) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia.

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A Pampas cat or colocolo (Leopardus colocolo braccatus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. All wildcats in Brazil have the same problems with both these issues. This animal’s name is Paihaço, which means clown.

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A Pampas cat or colocolo (Leopardus colocolo braccatus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. All wildcats in Brazil have the same problems with both these issues. This animal’s name is Paihaço, which means clown.

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An olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina) at Zoologico de Quito.

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An Eastern imperial eagle (Aquila heliaca) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A helmet incubator frog (Hemiphractus scutatus) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Shiripuno, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador. This species is known as a frog eater, hence the huge mouth. This species carries clutches of eggs adhered onto the back of the female. The development is direct from eggs into fully developed froglets.

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A vulnerable red uakari monkey (Cacajao calvus ucayalii).

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