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A Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) photographed on the grounds of the Symington Estates in Portugal. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This is the 8000th species to board the Photo Ark. This rare insectivore leads a semi-aquatic life, with webbed feet for swimming, and a trunk-like nose for sensing prey and snorkeling. This animal was collected from a stream in the Douro Region of Portugal, within the framework of a study to determine its ecology because so little is known about them.

In the past 20 years, the population of this species has fallen about 60%, leading to conservation efforts such as this ecological study conducted by biologists from CIBIO Research Center – University of Porto. The pictures were taken during an expedition supported by Regional Funds from CCDR-N.

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A Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) photographed on the grounds of the Symington Estates in Portugal. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This is the 8000th species to board the Photo Ark. This rare insectivore leads a semi-aquatic life, with webbed feet for swimming, and a trunk-like nose for sensing prey and snorkeling. This animal was collected from a stream in the Douro Region of Portugal, within the framework of a study to determine its ecology because so little is known about them.

In the past 20 years, the population of this species has fallen about 60%, leading to conservation efforts such as this ecological study conducted by biologists from CIBIO Research Center – University of Porto. The pictures were taken during an expedition supported by Regional Funds from CCDR-N.

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A Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) photographed on the grounds of the Symington Estates in Portugal. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This is the 8000th species to board the Photo Ark. This rare insectivore leads a semi-aquatic life, with webbed feet for swimming, and a trunk-like nose for sensing prey and snorkeling. This animal was collected from a stream in the Douro Region of Portugal, within the framework of a study to determine its ecology because so little is known about them.

In the past 20 years, the population of this species has fallen about 60%, leading to conservation efforts such as this ecological study conducted by biologists from CIBIO Research Center – University of Porto. The pictures were taken during an expedition supported by Regional Funds from CCDR-N.

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A Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) photographed on the grounds of the Symington Estates in Portugal. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This is the 8000th species to board the Photo Ark. This rare insectivore leads a semi-aquatic life, with webbed feet for swimming, and a trunk-like nose for sensing prey and snorkeling. This animal was collected from a stream in the Douro Region of Portugal, within the framework of a study to determine its ecology because so little is known about them.

In the past 20 years, the population of this species has fallen about 60%, leading to conservation efforts such as this ecological study conducted by biologists from CIBIO Research Center – University of Porto. The pictures were taken during an expedition supported by Regional Funds from CCDR-N.

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Indian elephants (Elephas maximus indicus) mom and 18 month old baby, Floppy at the Singapore Zoo.

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Indian elephants (Elephas maximus indicus) mom and 18 month old baby, Floppy at the Singapore Zoo.

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Pemba flying fox (Pteropus voeltzkowi) at the Phoenix Zoo. This species is listed as Vulnerable according to IUCN.

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Pemba flying fox (Pteropus voeltzkowi) at the Phoenix Zoo. This species is listed as Vulnerable according to IUCN.

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Pemba flying fox (Pteropus voeltzkowi) at the Phoenix Zoo. This species is listed as Vulnerable according to IUCN.

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Roundtail chub, Gila intermedia, photographed at Phoenix Zoo.

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An endangered roundtail chub, Gila intermedia, at Phoenix Zoo.

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An endangered American eel (Anguilla rostrata) at Welaka National Fish Hatchery Aquarium.

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An endangered American eel (Anguilla rostrata) at Welaka National Fish Hatchery Aquarium.

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An endangered American eel (Anguilla rostrata) at Welaka National Fish Hatchery Aquarium.

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An endangered American eel (Anguilla rostrata) at Welaka National Fish Hatchery Aquarium.

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A critically endangered Delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) at the Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture.

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Yaqui catfish (Ictalurus pricei) at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, AZ.

This individual is the last in captivity. It’s critically endangered in the wild.

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Yaqui catfish (Ictalurus pricei) at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, AZ.

This individual is the last in captivity. It’s critically endangered in the wild.

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Yaqui catfish (Ictalurus pricei) at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, AZ.

This individual is the last in captivity. It’s critically endangered in the wild.

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Endangered African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) at Parrots in Paradise, a bird attraction in Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

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Endangered African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) at Parrots in Paradise, a bird attraction in Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

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Endangered African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) at Parrots in Paradise, a bird attraction in Glass House Mountains, Queensland.

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Juvenile giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas) at Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA.

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Juvenile giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas) at Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA.

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An endangered White River killfish, White River springfish (Crenichthys baileyi) at L’aquarium tropical du palais de la Porte DorŽe.

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An endangered White River killfish, White River springfish (Crenichthys baileyi) at L’aquarium tropical du palais de la Porte DorŽe.

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An endangered White River killfish, White River springfish (Crenichthys baileyi) at L’aquarium tropical du palais de la Porte DorŽe.

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An endangered Nosy Be cichlid (Ptychochromis oligacanthus) at L’aquarium tropical du palais de la Porte DorŽe.

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