A fisher (Martes pennanti) at the New York State Zoo, Watertown, New York.
An endangered Asian elephant (Elephas maximus).
A Harris’s hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, NY.
A federally endangered timber wolf (Canis lupus) named Kenai at the New York State Zoo.
Walking stick (Screptophasma langkawicense) at the Budapest Zoo.
A vulnerable Egyptian Spiny-tailed Lizard (Uromastyx aegyptia)
A white-faced whistling duck (Dendrocygna viduata) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
A Senegal dove (Streptopelia senegalensis) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Lincoln, Nebraska.
A sauger fish (Sander canadensis) at the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, Nebraska.
A shorthead redhorse (Moxostoma macrolepidotum) at the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, Nebraska.
A spotfin shiner (Cyprinella spiloptera).
A giant water bug (Lethocerus americanus).
A half-day-old hatchling leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) from Bioko Island. (IUCN: Critically Endangered, US: Endangered)
A half-day-old hatchling leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) from Bioko Island. (IUCN: Critically Endangered, US: Endangered) .
A Texas map turtle (Graptemys versa) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.
A furrowed wood turtle (Rhinoclemmys areolata) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.
A scorpion mud turtle (Kinosternon scorpiodes) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.
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