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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered San Esteban chuckwalla (Sauromalus varius) at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum.

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A prairie ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus arnyi) from a private collection.

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A prairie ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus arnyi) from a private collection.

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A prairie ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus arnyi) from a private collection.

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A Prairie ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus arnyi) from a private collection.

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A Prairie ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus arnyi) from a private collection.

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The hand of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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The hand of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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The tail of a blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer) at the Houston Zoo.

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A close up of a chain pickerel (Esox niger) at the Fish Biodiversity Lab at Auburn University.

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Copper-headed trinket snake, Coeglanathus radiatus, at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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Copper-headed trinket snake, Coeglanathus radiatus, at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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Copper-headed trinket snake, Coeglanathus radiatus, at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, Assam, India.

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A Moroccan black cobra (Naja haje legionis) at the Dallas Zoo.

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A green bush rat snake (Gonyosoma prasinum) at the Dallas Zoo.

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A green bush rat snake (Gonyosoma prasinum) at the Dallas Zoo.

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A vulnerable baby white-bellied pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis) clings to her mother’s back at a facility in Florida. At just 70 days old, this captive-born baby was a first in captivity! This vulnerable species, like many other pangolin species, is illegally taken from the wild. Unfortunately, it is falsely believed that the protective keratin scales have curative properties.

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An Arizona chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater tumidus) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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An Arizona chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater tumidus) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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An Arizona chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater tumidus) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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An Arizona chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater tumidus) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer cyanogenys) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A blue spiny lizard (Sceloporus serrifer cyanogenys) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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Granite spiny lizard (Sceloporus orcutti) at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

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Granite spiny lizard (Sceloporus orcutti) at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

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Granite spiny lizard (Sceloporus orcutti) at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

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A Mexican black kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula nigrita) at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, CO.

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A Mertens’ water monitor (Varanus mertensi) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Virgin Islands boa (Chilabothrus granti) at Toledo Zoo.

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A Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) on North Seymour Island, part of Galapagos National Park.

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Close up of a Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) on North Seymour Island, part of Galapagos National Park.

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A marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) on North Seymour Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Cuban crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer).

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Lace monitor or lace goanna (Varanus varius) at the Healesville Sanctuary in Healesville, Victoria, Australia

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Texas indigo snake (Drymarchon corais erebennus) at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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