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Gambian giant pouched rat (Cricetomys gambianus) in the Kids ZooU section of the Philadelphia Zoo.

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Asian garden dormouse (Eliomys melanurus) at the Philadelphia Zoo.

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A Mexican hairy dwarf porcupine (Coendou mexicanus) named Simon in the Kids ZooU section of the Philadelphia Zoo.

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A Mexican hairy dwarf porcupine (Coendou mexicanus) named Simon in the Kids ZooU section of the Philadelphia Zoo.

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A Mexican hairy dwarf porcupine (Coendou mexicanus) named Simon in the Kids ZooU section of the Philadelphia Zoo.

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Macaya breast-spot frog (Eleutherodactylus thorectes) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Macaya breast-spot frog (Eleutherodactylus thorectes) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Macaya breast-spot frog (Eleutherodactylus thorectes) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Tiburon burrowing frog (Eleutherodactylus aporostegus) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Tiburon burrowing frog (Eleutherodactylus aporostegus) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Tiburon burrowing frog (Eleutherodactylus aporostegus) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Tiburon burrowing frog (Eleutherodactylus aporostegus) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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La Selle red-legged frog (Eleutherodactylus furcyensis) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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La Selle red-legged frog (Eleutherodactylus furcyensis) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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La Selle red-legged frog (Eleutherodactylus furcyensis) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Macaya dusky frog (Eleutherodactylus ventrilineatus) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Macaya dusky frog (Eleutherodactylus ventrilineatus) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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La Hotte bush frog (Eleutherodactylus bakeri) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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La Hotte bush frogs (Eleutherodactylus bakeri) at the Philadelphia Zoo.This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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La Hotte bush frog (Eleutherodactylus bakeri) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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La Hotte bush frogs (Eleutherodactylus bakeri) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Mozart’s frog (Eleutherodactylus Amadeus) at the Philadelphia Zoo.
This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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La Hotte bush frogs (Eleutherodactylus bakeri) at the Philadelphia Zoo. This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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Mozart’s frog (Eleutherodactylus Amadeus) at the Philadelphia Zoo.
This species is found in Haiti and is critically endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo houses the only captive colony of this species.

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John James Audubon’s boyhood home, Mill Grove, near Audubon, Pennsylvania.

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A dedication plaque for John James Audubon’s boyhood home, Mill Grove, near Audubon, PA.

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A scene inside John James Audubon’s boyhood home, Mill Grove, near Audubon, PA.

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A biologist holds a bat that was killed by a wind turbine on a wind farm in southwest Pennsylvania. Biologists calculate that an average of 32 bats and nearly 5 birds are killed per turbine per season here, having a deadly effect on migrating wildlife.

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One turbine’s deadly harvest: biologists calculate that on average, 32 bats and five birds are killed in one season by each turbine on this wind farm in southwest Pennsylvania. Big birds aren’t immune, as this red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) shows.

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This wooden boardwalk is used as a nature trail at Tinnicum NWR near Philadelphia.

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