A hermit crab (Coenobita brevimanus) at the Safari Land Pet Store.
A land hermit crab (Coenobita clypeatus) at the Safari Land Pet Store.
A Peruvian blonde tarantula (Lasiodorides polycuspulatus) at the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) at Great Plains Zoo.
Two vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered Nene geese, Branta sandvicensis, at Great Plains Zoo, leaning forward.
Two vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered Nene geese (Branta sandvicensis) at Great Plains Zoo, leaning forward.
A male eastern bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci) at the Great Plains Zoo.
A wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) at the Great Plains Zoo.
Pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana americana) at the Great Plains Zoo.
A female North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum bruneri) at the Great Plains Zoo.
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