A ornate reef sea snake (Hydrophis ornatus) photographed at Al Mayya Sanctuary.
A federally endangered timber wolf (Canis lupus) named Kenai at the New York State Zoo.
A fisher (Martes pennanti) at the New York State Zoo, Watertown, New York.
Striped velvet gecko (Homopholis fasciata) at Wroclaw Zoo.
Saban anole (Anolis sabanus) at Wroclaw Zoo.
A red fox (Vulpes vulpes vulpes) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.
Honduran club-tail iguana (Ctenosaura palearis) at the Sacramento Zoo.
A federally endangered black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
A vulnerable mugger crocodile (Crocodylus palustris) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
A Nile crocodile(Crocodylus niloticus) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
A Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
A desert crocodile (Crocodylus suchus) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
A West African crocodile (Crocodylus suchus) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
A federally endangered Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) named Lucy at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.
A group of young torresian crows (Corvus orru ceciliae) at Pelican and Seabird Rescue Inc. in Australia.
A close-up of chewed gum.
A Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) on North Seymour Island, part of Galapagos National Park.
A female West African dwarf crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis tetraspis) at the Woodland Park Zoo. This species is federally endangered and listed as vulnerable on IUCN.
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