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Indian flap shelled turtle (Lissemys punctata punctata) at Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden, Ahmedabad, India.

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A proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) at the Singapore Zoo.

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A proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) at the Singapore Zoo.

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A proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) at the Singapore Zoo.

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A proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) at the Singapore Zoo.

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A proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) at the Singapore Zoo.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus).

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus).

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus).

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus).

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus).

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus).

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A spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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A vulnerable black and rufous elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Omaha, Nebraska.

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A vulnerable black and rufous elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Omaha, Nebraska.

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A vulnerable black and rufous elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Omaha, Nebraska.

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Seba’s short-tailed fruit bat (Carollia perspicillata) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Seba’s short-tailed fruit bat (Carollia perspicillata) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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An Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. This animal is five years old, and named Grom by the zoo staff. Grom means thunder in russian. Listed as endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered.

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A 10-year-old Schmidt’s guenon (Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti) at Zoo Atlanta. This animal’s name is Jasiri or J.J.. He is very protective, fun and is the most curious of any monkey at the zoo. Jasiri is really smart and likes to train with his keepers. He enjoys eating peanuts, grapes and craisins.

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A 10-year-old Schmidt’s guenon (Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti) at Zoo Atlanta. This animal’s name is Jasiri or J.J.. He is very protective, fun and is the most curious of any monkey at the zoo. Jasiri is really smart and likes to train with his keepers. He enjoys eating peanuts, grapes and craisins.

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A 10-year-old Schmidt’s guenon (Cercopithecus ascanius schmidti) at Zoo Atlanta. This animal’s name is Jasiri or J.J.. He is very protective, fun and is the most curious of any monkey at the zoo. Jasiri is really smart and likes to train with his keepers. He enjoys eating peanuts, grapes and craisins.

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A Jamaican fruit bat (Artibeus jamaicensis) at the Houston Zoo.

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A spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

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An endangered Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A vulnerable black and rufous elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon petersi) named Beast, at the Omaha Zoo.

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Seba short-tailed fruit bat (Carollia perspicillata) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana.

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A federally endangered Key Largo wood rat (Neotoma floridana smalli) at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Fewer than 250 adults are believed left in the wild, in just two parcels of public land on Key Largo. Captive breeding efforts are underway at both Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, thought the captive population still numbers less than 50 animals.

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A federally endangered Key Largo wood rat (Neotoma floridana smalli) at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Fewer than 250 adults are believed left in the wild, in just two parcels of public land on Key Largo. Captive breeding efforts are underway at both Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, thought the captive population still numbers less than 50 animals.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened polar bear (Ursus maritimus) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A critically endangered Florida bonneted bat (Eumops floridanus).

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