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A Taylor’s bug-eyed frog (Theloderma stellatum) at the Fresno Chaffe Zoo.

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A Taylor’s bug-eyed frog (Theloderma stellatum) at the Fresno Chaffe Zoo.

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A Taylor’s bug-eyed frog (Theloderma stellatum) at the Fresno Chaffe Zoo.

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A Taylor’s bug-eyed frog (Theloderma stellatum) at the Fresno Chaffe Zoo.

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Bornean eared frog (Polypedates otilophus) at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Panamanian golden frog (Atelopus zeteki) at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

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A Irian Jaya carpet python (Morelia spilota variegata) at Seattle Reptiles.

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A Irian Jaya carpet python (Morelia spilota variegata) at Seattle Reptiles.

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A Irian Jaya carpet python (Morelia spilota variegata) at Seattle Reptiles.

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A Jandaya conure (Aratinga jandaya) at the Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure.

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A forest robin (Stiphrornis erythrothorax) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A forest robin (Stiphrornis erythrothorax) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A forest robin (Stiphrornis erythrothorax) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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An endangered, mint morph, male terrible poison dart frog (Phyllobates terribilis) from a private collection. The male carries several tadpoles on his back. In the wild, males carry tadpoles to places where they can grow protected from predators. Often, they use the pools of water that collect in bromeliad plants, high in trees.

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A hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) at the San Antonio Zoo. (IUCN: Vulnerable) (Image ID: ANI059-00007)

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The empty shell of a deertoe mussel (Truncilla truncata) at Missouri State University.

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An unidentified crab spider from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A studio portrait of a platte river caddisfly, (Ironoquia plattensis), a candidate for the endangered species list.

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A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) a candidate for listing under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

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A Platte River caddisfly (Ironoquia plattensis) a candidate for listing under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

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A common waxbill (Estrilda astrild occidentalis) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A common waxbill (Estrilda astrild occidentalis) from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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White-crested turaco (Tauraco leucolophus) at the Houston Zoo.

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White-crested turaco (Tauraco leucolophus) at the Houston Zoo.

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A Hartlaub’s turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi) at the Houston Zoo.

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A Hartlaub’s turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi) at the Houston Zoo.

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A Hartlaub’s turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi) at the Houston Zoo.

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An American coot (Fulica americana americana) at the Columbus Zoo.

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An American coot (Fulica americana americana) at the Columbus Zoo.

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An emperor scorpion, (Pandinus imperator), at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A giant desert centipede (Scolopendra polymorpha). At the Riverside Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered female eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) named Imara at the Great Plains Zoo.

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A critically endangered (IUCN) and a federally endangered female eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) named Imara at the Great Plains Zoo.

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