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A Percival’s legless skink (Acontias percivali) at Prague Zoo. This species lives underground in Tanzania, but it full range remains undetermined.

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A Percival’s legless skink (Acontias percivali) at Prague Zoo. This species lives underground in Tanzania, but it full range remains undetermined.

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An Afghan tortoise, Testudo horsfieldii kazachstanica) at Prague Zoo.

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A female Afghan tortoise, Testudo horsfieldii kazachstanica) at Prague Zoo.

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A Tunisian tortoise (Testudo graeca nabeulensis) at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This animal is the offspring of parents that were confiscated from the pet trade via the Prague Airport. The species is known from an extremely limited range in Tunisia. It is relatively new to science, but collection from the wild for the pet trade threatens its existence.

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A Tunisian tortoise (Testudo graeca nabeulensis) at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This animal is the offspring of parents that were confiscated from the pet trade via the Prague Airport. The species is known from an extremely limited range in Tunisia. It is relatively new to science, but collection from the wild for the pet trade threatens its existence.

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A Tunisian tortoise (Testudo graeca nabeulensis) at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This animal is the offspring of parents that were confiscated from the pet trade via the Prague Airport. The species is known from an extremely limited range in Tunisia. It is relatively new to science, but collection from the wild for the pet trade threatens its existence.

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An enigmatic leaf turtle (Cyclemys enigmatica).
This species is new to science. They live in Borneo. This animal is the offspring of individuals confiscated in Hong Kong back in 2004.

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An enigmatic leaf turtle (Cyclemys enigmatica).
This species is new to science. They live in Borneo. This animal is the offspring of individuals confiscated in Hong Kong back in 2004.

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An enigmatic leaf turtle (Cyclemys enigmatica).
This species is new to science. They live in Borneo. This animal is the offspring of individuals confiscated in Hong Kong back in 2004.

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An enigmatic leaf turtle (Cyclemys enigmatica).
This species is new to science. They live in Borneo. This animal is the offspring of individuals confiscated in Hong Kong back in 2004.

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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A male crowned river turtle, Hardella thurjii, at Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. This turtle is native to the Ganges river system in India. It is the only species of turtle to lay its eggs in the water. Its shell is ground up and used as an aphrodisiac

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An East African clawed gecko (Holodactylus africanus) at Prague Zoo. This species eats mainly termites, the energy from which ends up being stored as fat in its tail. The Prague Zoo claims to have had the first documented captive breeding of this species.

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An East African clawed gecko (Holodactylus africanus) at Prague Zoo. This species eats mainly termites, the energy from which ends up being stored as fat in its tail. The Prague Zoo claims to have had the first documented captive breeding of this species.

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An endangered panther crab (Parathelphusa pantherina) at Petra Aqua.

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An endangered panther crab (Parathelphusa pantherina) at Petra Aqua.

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This is an undescribed crab species that resembles the species tiomanicum (Geosesarma sp. Tiomanicum) at Petra Aqua.

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This is an undescribed crab species that resembles the species tiomanicum (Geosesarma sp. Tiomanicum) at Petra Aqua.

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A purple vampire crab (Geosesarma dennerle) at Petra Aqua.

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A purple vampire crab (Geosesarma dennerle) at Petra Aqua.

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An African rainbow crab (Cardisoma armatum) at Petra Aqua.

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An African rainbow crab (Cardisoma armatum) at Petra Aqua.

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An African rainbow crab (Cardisoma armatum) at Petra Aqua.

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A spiny-cheek crayfish (Faxonius limosus) at Petra Aqua.

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A spiny-cheek crayfish (Faxonius limosus) at Petra Aqua.

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A female undescribed crayfish from New Guinea (Cherax sp.) at Petra Aqua.

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A female undescribed crayfish from New Guinea (Cherax sp.) at Petra Aqua.

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