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A salt and pepper catfish (Corydoras habrosus) at Jurong Bird Park, of Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

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A salt and pepper catfish (Corydoras habrosus) at Jurong Bird Park, of Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

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Endangered giant river otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) at the Dallas World Aquarium. These are both females, a mother and daughter.

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An endangered, female giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) at the Dallas World Aquarium.

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A Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) photographed on the grounds of the Symington Estates in Portugal. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This is the 8000th species to board the Photo Ark. This rare insectivore leads a semi-aquatic life, with webbed feet for swimming, and a trunk-like nose for sensing prey and snorkeling. This animal was collected from a stream in the Douro Region of Portugal, within the framework of a study to determine its ecology because so little is known about them.

In the past 20 years, the population of this species has fallen about 60%, leading to conservation efforts such as this ecological study conducted by biologists from CIBIO Research Center – University of Porto. The pictures were taken during an expedition supported by Regional Funds from CCDR-N.

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A Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) photographed on the grounds of the Symington Estates in Portugal. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This is the 8000th species to board the Photo Ark. This rare insectivore leads a semi-aquatic life, with webbed feet for swimming, and a trunk-like nose for sensing prey and snorkeling. This animal was collected from a stream in the Douro Region of Portugal, within the framework of a study to determine its ecology because so little is known about them.

In the past 20 years, the population of this species has fallen about 60%, leading to conservation efforts such as this ecological study conducted by biologists from CIBIO Research Center – University of Porto. The pictures were taken during an expedition supported by Regional Funds from CCDR-N.

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A Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) photographed on the grounds of the Symington Estates in Portugal. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This is the 8000th species to board the Photo Ark. This rare insectivore leads a semi-aquatic life, with webbed feet for swimming, and a trunk-like nose for sensing prey and snorkeling. This animal was collected from a stream in the Douro Region of Portugal, within the framework of a study to determine its ecology because so little is known about them.

In the past 20 years, the population of this species has fallen about 60%, leading to conservation efforts such as this ecological study conducted by biologists from CIBIO Research Center – University of Porto. The pictures were taken during an expedition supported by Regional Funds from CCDR-N.

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A Pyrenean desman (Galemys pyrenaicus) photographed on the grounds of the Symington Estates in Portugal. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

This is the 8000th species to board the Photo Ark. This rare insectivore leads a semi-aquatic life, with webbed feet for swimming, and a trunk-like nose for sensing prey and snorkeling. This animal was collected from a stream in the Douro Region of Portugal, within the framework of a study to determine its ecology because so little is known about them.

In the past 20 years, the population of this species has fallen about 60%, leading to conservation efforts such as this ecological study conducted by biologists from CIBIO Research Center – University of Porto. The pictures were taken during an expedition supported by Regional Funds from CCDR-N.

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Cownose ray, Rhinoptera bonasus, at Phoenix Zoo. This is a 4 month old ray pup named Faith Hill.

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The National Aviary of Colombia (Aviario Nacional de Colombia).

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Northern crested newts (Triturus cristatus) at Alpenzoo in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered Roanoke logperch (Percina rex). Shown is an adult with juveniles.

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Vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered Roanoke logperch (Percina rex). Shown is an adult with juveniles.

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A mexican tetra (Astyanax mexicanus) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A Northern ronquil (Ronquilus jordani) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A Northern ronquil (Ronquilus jordani) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A Northern ronquil (Ronquilus jordani) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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A Northern ronquil (Ronquilus jordani) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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Larry, a Mbu puffer fish (Tetraodon mbu) at Pet Paradise.

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Larry, a Mbu puffer fish (Tetraodon mbu) at Pet Paradise.

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Larry, a Mbu puffer fish (Tetraodon mbu) at Pet Paradise.

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A yellowtail tang (Zebrasoma xanthurum) at Pure Aquariums.

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A yellowtail tang (Zebrasoma xanthurum) at Pure Aquariums.

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An endangered Alabama waterdog (Necturus alabamensis) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Gulf Coast water dog (Necturus beyeri) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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An endangered Alabama waterdog (Necturus alabamensis) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Largescale four-eyed fish (Anableps anableps) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Largescale four-eyed fish (Anableps anableps) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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Ouachita streambed salamanders (Eurycea subfluvicola).

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Ouachita streambed salamanders (Eurycea subfluvicola).

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Ouachita streambed salamanders (Eurycea subfluvicola).

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Spotless stout newt (Pachytriton labiatus) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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