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Indo-Chinese forest lizard (Calotes mystaceus) at the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Indo-Chinese forest lizard (Calotes mystaceus) at the Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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A federally threatened ringed map turtle, Graptemys oculifera, at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.

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An Eastern ratsnake (Pantherophis alleghaniensis) at the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue.

This snake had eaten 3 golf balls when it was found. It was dying from dehydration and emaciation. After a surgery to remove the 3 golf balls the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue was able to nurse this snake back to health.

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An Eastern ratsnake (Pantherophis alleghaniensis) at the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue.

This snake had eaten 3 golf balls when it was found. It was dying from dehydration and emaciation. After a surgery to remove the 3 golf balls the Carolina Waterfowl Rescue was able to nurse this snake back to health.

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A juvenile black milk snake, Lampropeltis triangulum gaigeae, at the Crayfish lab in West Liberty University in West Liberty, WV.

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A juvenile black milk snake, Lampropeltis triangulum gaigeae, at the Crayfish lab in West Liberty University in West Liberty, WV.

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An adult black milk snake, Lampropeltis triangulum gaigeae, at the Crayfish lab in West Liberty University in West Liberty, WV.

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An adult black milk snake, Lampropeltis triangulum gaigeae, at the Crayfish lab in West Liberty University in West Liberty, WV.

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Vietnamese blue beauty rat snake, Orthriophis taeniurus callicyanous, at the Crayfish lab in West Liberty University in West Liberty, WV.

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Vietnamese blue beauty rat snake, Orthriophis taeniurus callicyanous, at the Crayfish lab in West Liberty University in West Liberty, WV.

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Aubry’s flapshell turtle (Cycloderma aubryi) at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa.

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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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A northern spiny soft-shelled turtle (Apalone spinifera hartwegi) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A northern spiny soft-shelled turtle (Apalone spinifera hartwegi) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A northern spiny soft-shelled turtle (Apalone spinifera hartwegi) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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Volcan Alcedo tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra vandenburghi) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A Burmese vine snake (Ahaetulla fronticincta) at the Woodland Park Zoo.

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Northwestern garter snake, Thamnophis ordinoides, at A Rocha Brooksdale Environmental Center in Surrey, BC.

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Northwestern garter snake, Thamnophis ordinoides, at A Rocha Brooksdale Environmental Center in Surrey, BC.

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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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Thorny devil (Moloch horridus) from the Melbourne Museum.

This species has a ‘fake head’ growing from its shoulders. This is to fool predators–the ‘fake head’ will pop off, allowing the lizard to get away. It’ll never grow back, but at least it gives the reptile a second chance at life.

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Thorny devil (Moloch horridus) from the Melbourne Museum.

This species has a ‘fake head’ growing from its shoulders. This is to fool predators–the ‘fake head’ will pop off, allowing the lizard to get away. It’ll never grow back, but at least it gives the reptile a second chance at life.

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A vulnerable kuroiwa’s ground gecko (Goniurosaurus kuroiwae) from a private collection.

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A vulnerable kuroiwa’s ground gecko (Goniurosaurus kuroiwae) from a private collection.

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Many-lined skink (Plestiodon multivirgatus) from a private collection.

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Many-lined skink (Plestiodon multivirgatus) from a private collection.

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Chihuahuan hook-nosed snake (Gyalopion canum) from a private collection.

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Chihuahuan hook-nosed snake (Gyalopion canum) from a private collection.

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Chihuahuan hook-nosed snake (Gyalopion canum) from a private collection.

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