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BIR076-00158

A 17 day old white-bellied go-away-bird (Corythaixoides leucogaster) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR076-00157

An endangered 10 day old kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR076-00156

A female emerald hummingbird (Amazilis amazilia) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR076-00137

A female tongan scrubfowl (Megapodius pritchardii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This is thought to be the last one in captivity in the world. She’s very old, at least 30 years of age, a gift from the King of Tonga to the Zoo many years ago.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR076-00136

A female tongan scrubfowl (Megapodius pritchardii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This is thought to be the last one in captivity in the world. She’s very old, at least 30 years of age, a gift from the King of Tonga to the Zoo many years ago.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR076-00135

A female tongan scrubfowl (Megapodius pritchardii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This is thought to be the last one in captivity in the world. She’s very old, at least 30 years of age, a gift from the King of Tonga to the Zoo many years ago.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR076-00134

A female tongan scrubfowl (Megapodius pritchardii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This is thought to be the last one in captivity in the world. She’s very old, at least 30 years of age, a gift from the King of Tonga to the Zoo many years ago.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR076-00133

A female tongan scrubfowl (Megapodius pritchardii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This is thought to be the last one in captivity in the world. She’s very old, at least 30 years of age, a gift from the King of Tonga to the Zoo many years ago.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR076-00132

A female tongan scrubfowl (Megapodius pritchardii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This is thought to be the last one in captivity in the world. She’s very old, at least 30 years of age, a gift from the King of Tonga to the Zoo many years ago.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR073-00017

A Sulawesi white-collared kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris chloris) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR073-00016

A Sulawesi white-collared kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris chloris) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR073-00015

A Sulawesi white-collared kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris chloris) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR069-00249

A Blyth’s tragopan (Tragopan blythii blythii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR069-00248

A Blyth’s tragopan (Tragopan blythii blythii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR069-00247

A Blyth’s tragopan (Tragopan blythii blythii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR069-00246

A Blyth’s tragopan (Tragopan blythii blythii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR069-00245

A Blyth’s tragopan (Tragopan blythii blythii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR069-00244

A Blyth’s tragopan (Tragopan blythii blythii) at the San Diego Zoo.
This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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BIR064-00483

A Javan chestnut-backed scimitar babbler (Pomatorhinus montanus montanus) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR064-00482

A Javan chestnut-backed scimitar babbler (Pomatorhinus montanus montanus) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR064-00481

A purple grenadier (Granatina ianthinogaster) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR064-00480

A purple grenadier (Granatina ianthinogaster) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR052-00282

Two Senegal laughing doves (Streptopelia senegalensis senegalensis) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR052-00281

A Senegal laughing dove (Streptopelia senegalensis senegalensis) at the San Diego Zoo.

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BIR052-00280

Two Senegal laughing doves (Streptopelia senegalensis senegalensis) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI114-00057

A San Clemente Island night lizard (Xantusia riversiana reticulata) at the San Diego Zoo.

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A San Clemente Island night lizard (Xantusia riversiana reticulata) at the San Diego Zoo.

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A San Clemente Island night lizard (Xantusia riversiana reticulata) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI114-00054

A San Clemente Island night lizard (Xantusia riversiana reticulata) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI114-00053

An endangered Fiji banded iguana (Brachylophus bulabula) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI114-00052

An endangered Fiji banded iguana (Brachylophus bulabula) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI114-00051

An endangered Fiji banded iguana (Brachylophus bulabula) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI114-00050

An endangered Fiji banded iguana (Brachylophus bulabula) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI114-00049

An endangered Fiji banded iguana (Brachylophus bulabula) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI114-00048

An endangered Fiji banded iguana (Brachylophus bulabula) at the San Diego Zoo.

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ANI113-00019

An orange-legged leaf frog (Pithecopus hypochondrialis) at the San Diego Zoo.

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