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Bonytail, formerly known as the bonytail chub (Gila elegans), a critically endangered (IUCN) and an endangered (US) fish found in the Colorado River.

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Razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) a critically endangered (IUCN) and endangered (US) fish from the Colorado River system.

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Leon Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon bovinus), a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered fish from west Texas.

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Caiman lizard (Dracaena guianensis). This is a semi-aquatic freshwater species from the Amazon Basin in South America. The long toes are for getting in and out of the muddy banks of the rivers where it lives.

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Caiman lizard (Dracaena guianensis). This is a semi-aquatic freshwater species from the Amazon Basin in South America.

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Spotted darter (Etheostoma maculatum) from the Elk River, West Virginia, population. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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Spotted darter (Etheostoma maculatum) from the Elk River, West Virginia, population. (IUCN: Near Threatened)

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A vulnerable Parker’s snake-necked turtle (Chelodina parkeri).

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A eastern river cooter (Pseudemys concinna concinna) at the Tennessee Aquarium.

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A southern Vietnamese box turtle (Cuora picturata). (IUCN: Critically Endangered)

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The long claws of a male river cooter (Pseudemys concinna) are used to stroke the female’s face during courtship.

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The long claws of a male river cooter (Pseudemys concinna) are used to stroke the female’s face during courtship.

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A giant South American river turtle (Podocnemis expansa).

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An endangered Asian bonytongue (Scleropages formosus).

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An endangered Asian bonytongue (Scleropages formosus).

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A broad-banded water snake (Nerodia fasciata confluens) at Bayou De View in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas.

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A broad-banded water snake (Nerodia fasciata confluens) at Bayou De View in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas.

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The tail of a giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis grandis) from a private collection.

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Giant day gecko with a tail that’s grown back, times two.
Species scientific name is Phelsuma madagascariensis grandis.

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The tail of a giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis grandis) from a private collection.

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The tail of a Koch’s giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis kochi) from a private collection.

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The tail of a giant day gecko (Phelsuma madagascariensis grandis) from a private collection.

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A Florida kingsnake (Lampropeltis brooksi) from a private collection

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A Florida kingsnake (Lampropeltis brooksi) from a private collection

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A Florida kingsnake (Lampropeltis brooksi) from a private collection

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A Florida kingsnake (Lampropeltis brooksi) from a private collection

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An eastern coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum flagellum) from a private collection.

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A Florida kingsnake (Lampropeltis brooksi) from a private collection

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A bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) from Bighorn Creek, part of the Kootenay River system. (IUCN: Vulnerable; US: Federally threatened)

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A bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) from Bighorn Creek, part of the Kootenay River system. (IUCN: Vulnerable; US: Federally threatened)

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A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered Amercian crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) at the Omaha zoo.

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A Dumeril’s monitor (Varanus dumerilii) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A Dumeril’s monitor (Varanus dumerilii) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A Dumeril’s monitor (Varanus dumerilii) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A Dumeril’s monitor (Varanus dumerilii) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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A Dumeril’s monitor (Varanus dumerilii) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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