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A bugula (Bugula neritina) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska. A bugula is a colonial animal.

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An acorn worm (Saccoglossus kowalevskii) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Two purple sea urchins (Arbacia punctulata) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A peanut worm (Themiste alutacea) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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An amphioxus (Branchiostoma floridae) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium. This species is said to be the closest link between invertebrates and vertebrates.

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A thimble jellyfish (Beroe ovata) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium.

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A group of grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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A sponge snapping shrimp (Synalpheus sp.) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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A coral banded shrimp (Stenopus hispidus) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A blue king crab (Paralithodes platypus) at the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery in Seward, Alaska.

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A longhorn decorator crab (Chorilia longipes) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A tanner crab (Chionocetes bairdi) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus) at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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A water scorpion (Ranatra sp.) at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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A trap jaw ant (Odontomachus sp.) at the Audubon Butterfly Garden Insectarium in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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A juvenile armored katydid (Enyaliopsis petersii) at Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

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A juvenile armored katydid (Enyaliopsis petersii) at Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

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An immature unidentified bush katydid nymph (Tettigoniidae family) on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea.

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An immature unidentified bush katydid nymph (family Tettigoniidae) on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea.

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A grasshopper (Morphacris fasciata) from Chitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

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A grasshopper (Coryphosima sp.) from Chitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

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A bird locust (Ornithacris cyanea) collected in the Mt. Gorongosa range, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

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A grasshopper of the Acrida genus in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

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An unidentified grasshopper from the Moka area, South Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A cattail toothpick grasshopper (Leptysma marginicollis) at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Florida.

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Yellow scroll coral (Turbinaria reniformis) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio. This species is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

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Yellow scroll coral (Turbinaria reniformis) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio. A tiny shrimp is walking over the top. The coral is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

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Tooth coral (Galaxea sp.) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio.

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A loggerhead sponge (Spheciospongia vesparia) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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A loggerhead sponge (Spheciospongia vesparium) with a sponge snapping shrimp (Synalpheus sp.) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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A red veiled chiton (Placiphorella rufa) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A basket star (Gorgonocephalus eucnemis) at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska.

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A twice-stabbed stink bug (Cosmopepla lintneriana) at A Rocha Brooksdale Environmental Center in Surrey, British Columbia.

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A water scavenger beetle (Hydrophilus triangularis) at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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A Pennsylvania dingy ground beetle (Harpalus pensylvanicus) at Cedar Point Biological Station near Ogallala, Nebraska. This beetle was caught from the wild near Ogallala.

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A common burying beetle (Nicrophorus marginatus) at the St. Louis Zoo.

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