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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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A vulnerable Malayan sun bear (Helarctos malayanus malayanus) at the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois.

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A northern red fan parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus) at the Houston Zoo. This unusual Amazon basin parrot has a crown of brightly-colored head feathers it raises when it feels threatened or aggressive.

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A roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. .

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Portrait of a white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) photographed with the Wildlife Rescue Team in Nebraska.

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Damaraland mole rats (Fukomys damarensis) at the Houston Zoo. These burrowing rodents from sub-Saharan Africa are one of only two known eusocial mammals.

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A mouse opossum (Thylamys elegans) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.

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A red fox (Vulpes vulpes vulpes) at Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

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Bilby (Macrotis lagotis), a vulnerable Australian mammal.

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Bilby (Macrotis lagotis), a vulnerable Australian mammal.

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A silver pheasant hen (Lophura nycthemera) at the Houston Zoo.

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Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephalus) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita.

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Black-headed Parrot (Pionites melanocephalus) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita.

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A red-billed leiothrix (Leiothrix lutea) at the Houston Zoo. This individual is very vocal and inquisitive.

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A male and female tambourine dove (Turtur tympanistria) at the Houston Zoo. This pair is particularly nervous and have to be approached in a sensitive manner.

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Wonga pigeon (Leucosarcia melanoleuca ) at the Houston Zoo. This male likes to sit in the smallest nest (intended for finches) in the enclosure even when there are no eggs.

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A crested quail-dove (Geotrygon versicolor) at the Houston Zoo.

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A blue-winged kookaburra (Dacelo leachii) at the Houston Zoo. This bird does not appreciate keepers in his enclosure and attacks by flying at their head. He enjoys only the company of his mate and makes threat displays at everyone passing by.

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An African collared or barbary dove (Streptopelia roseogrisea) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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A critically endangered, female blue-knobbed curassow (Crax alberti) at the Houston Zoo.

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A critically endangered, female blue-knobbed curassow (Crax alberti) at the Houston Zoo.

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A male blue-knobbed curassow (Crax alberti) at the Houston Zoo. In the wild, this critically-endangered species is found only in Colombia but this individual was hatched in captivity and is quite tame. He likes to offer treats in his bill to his keepers and makes a squeaking vocalization until the keeper takes the ‘gift’.

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A male blue-knobbed curassow (Crax alberti) at the Houston Zoo. In the wild, this critically-endangered species is found only in Colombia but this individual was hatched in captivity and is quite tame. He likes to offer treats in his bill to his keepers and makes a squeaking vocalization until the keeper takes the ‘gift’.

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