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A Columbia spotted frog (Rana luteiventris) from the Toiyabe subpopulation near Austin, Nevada.

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A Northern leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) at Cross Lake, Minnesota.

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An endangered Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A southern three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes matacus) at the Lincoln Children’s 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 vulnerable Parker’s snake-necked turtle (Chelodina parkeri).

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Nicobar pigeon, Caloenas nicobarica, at the Omaha Zoo.

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A sunbittern (Eurypyga helias ) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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The critically-endangered orange-bellied parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) at the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary. This is one of the rarest birds in the world with fewer than 50 left in the wild.

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Two koala joeys (Phascolarctos cinereus) cling to each other, waiting to be placed with human caregivers at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital in Queensland. Once they’re old enough, they’ll be released into the wild.

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A fruit bat (Lissonycteris angolensis) hanging with wings folded, from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A critically endangered sumatran orangutan, Pongo abelii, at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, TX.

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A giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) at Zoo Atlanta. This endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered species is native to China.

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A vulnerable reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) at Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure near Salina, Kansas.

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vulnerable red collared brown lemur (Eulemur collaris) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A green tree python (Morelia viridis) at the Riverside Zoo.

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An endangered Grevy’s zebra (Equus grevyi) at the Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari.

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A critically endangered peacock parachute spider (Poecilotheria metallica) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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A vulnerable banded palm civet (Hemigalus derbyanus) named Yala at the Cincinnati Zoo. Yala means “go” in Arabic, the keepers said, which is appropriate because this creature moved like greased lighting. He is the last of his kind in North American zoos.

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An endangered Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A large flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus), also known as the Greater Flying Fox or Malaysian Flying Fox at the Columbus Zoo.

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An Angolan fruit bat (Lissonycteris angolensis) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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An endangered female crowned lemur (Eulemur coronatus) at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

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A volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi) at Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi) at Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City. (IUCN: Endangered)

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A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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A groundhog (Marmota monax) photographed in Omaha, NE.

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A Masai giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) at the Houston Zoo.

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A baby red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) at Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure near Salina, Kansas.

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A baby red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) at Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure near Salina, Kansas.

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An inland taipan (Oxyranus microlepidotus) at Reptile Gardens. This snake is the most venomous in the world.

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