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A giant Chinese tree frog (Rhacophorus dennysi) at Reptile Gardens.

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A vulnerable reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) with finer white lines in pattern, and an endangered Rothschild giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) at Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure near Salina, Kansas.

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A spitting spider (Scytodes thoracica) at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans.

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A giant marine toad (Rhinella marina), also called a cane toad, at the Kansas City Zoo.

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The eye of a pied mossy frog (Theloderma corticale) at the Houston Zoo.

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An endangered sunda pangolin (Manis javanica) at the Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Center in Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam.

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A red fox (Vulpes vulpes vulpes) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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A federally endangered Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi), infected with chytrid fungus, at the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, Missouri. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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A federally endangered Ozark hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi), infected with chytrid fungus, at the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, Missouri. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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Partula snails (Partula nodosa) at the St. Louis Zoo’s Monsanto Insectarium. Once found in French Polynesia, this species is now extinct in the wild.

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A female African elephant (Loxodonta africana) at the Cheyenne mountain Zoo.

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Vulnerable (IUCN) Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa) at the Sunriver Nature Center in Deschutes County, OR.

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) at the Denver Zoo.

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A portrait of a man on the dock at Grand Isle, Louisiana.

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Marbled newt larvae (Triturus marmoratus) at Conservation Fisheries. These animals are common in Europe, esp. France. These individuals were brought in as eggs from a North American breeder.

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An eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus fisheri) at the New York State Zoo.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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A New Caledonia giant gecko (Rhacodactylus leachianus) at Reptile Gardens.

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Three female leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius) at the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas.

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A Mississippi diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) at the Estuarium in Dauphin Island, AL.

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A Mississippi diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) at the Estuarium in Dauphin Island, AL.

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A red fox (Vulpes vulpes vulpes) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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Bryn, the federally endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis), sat for this portrait in 2007 at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Oregon. She was one of two female Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits left, the end of the line for this race of animals. Since there are no males left, this means only animals intercrossed with the Idaho race will survive. She died in 2008, marking the end of her genetic line. This subpopulation lost its sagebrush habitat as the land was developed for agriculture in the state of Washington.

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An baby eyelash frog or Solomon island leaf frog (Ceratobatrachus guentheri) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.

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A volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi) at Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi) at Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A woman smiles with the Geneva courthouse reflected in her sunglasses.

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A red fox (Vulpes vulpes vulpes) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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An elementary aged boy smiles for the camera before his t-ball game.

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