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A vulnerable Hispaniolan elegant slider (Trachemys decorata) from a private collection in the Dominican Republic.

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A Cuban slider (Trachemys decussata) at the National Botanical Garden in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Critically endangered, yearling Burmese star tortoises (Geochelone platynota) at the Turtle Conservancy.

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Critically endangered and federally endangered, yearling radiated tortoises (Astrochelys radiata) at the Turtle Conservancy.

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A critically endangered and federally endangered, yearling radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) at the Turtle Conservancy.

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Critically endangered and federally endangered, yearling radiated tortoises (Astrochelys radiata) at the Turtle Conservancy.

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A critically endangered, male ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora) at the Turtle Conservancy. This is the most endangered tortoise species in the world, with less than 500 in the wild and a few hundred in captivity.

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A critically endangered, male ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora) at the Turtle Conservancy. This is the most endangered tortoise species in the world, with less than 500 in the wild and a few hundred in captivity.

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An endangered, male Okinawa black-breasted leaf turtle, Geoemyda japonica, at the Turtle Conservancy.

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A common padloper tortoise (Homopus areolatus) at the Turtle Conservancy.

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An endangered, male Okinawa black-breasted leaf turtle, Geoemyda japonica, at the Turtle Conservancy.

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A critically endangered Palawan Island forest turtle (Siebenrockiella leytensis) at the Turtle Conservancy.

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A critically endangered Palawan Island forest turtle (Siebenrockiella leytensis) at the Turtle Conservancy.

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Critically endangered, yearling Burmese star tortoises (Geochelone platynota) at the Turtle Conservancy.

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A feather duster worm (Sabella melanostigma) at Pure Aquariums from the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab.

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Florida horse conch (Triplofusus giganteus) at the Columbus Zoo.

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Florida horse conch (Triplofusus giganteus) at the Columbus Zoo.

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Channeled turban snail (Turbo canaliculatus) at the Columbus Zoo.

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Channeled turban snail (Turbo canaliculatus) at the Columbus Zoo.

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A spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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A chaco tortoise (Chelonoidis petersi) at Zoo Atlanta.

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Bell’s hinge-back tortoise (Kinixys belliana belliana) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) an endangered (IUCN) and federally threatened species at the Atlanta Zoo.

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A bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) an endangered (IUCN) and federally threatened species at the Atlanta Zoo.

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A bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) an endangered (IUCN) and federally threatened species at the Atlanta Zoo.

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A spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

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A spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

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A gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) sits alongside a highway. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, Alabama throughout southern Mississippi, and into eastern Louisiana. (IUCN: Vulnerable)

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Alabama red-bellied turtle (Pseudemys alabamensis) at the Tennesee Aquarium.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Alabama red-bellied turtle (Pseudemys alabamensis) at the Tennesee Aquarium.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Alabama red-bellied turtle (Pseudemys alabamensis) at the Tennesee Aquarium.

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A Stock Island tree snail (Orthalicus reses reses), a federally-threatened species.

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A federally threatened Stock Island tree snail (Orthalicus reses reses).

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A close up of a banded tree snail (Orthalicus floridensis) from Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Key Largo.

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A close up of a banded tree snail (Orthalicus floridensis) from Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Key Largo.

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A close up of a banded tree snail (Orthalicus floridensis) from Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Key Largo.

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