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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 Western Javan lutung (Trachypithecus auratus mauritius) at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia.

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A critically endangered Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas) at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This species lives only on Java, which is the most populated island in the world with more than 140 million people in the size of Pennsylvania. This is the last large carnivore in Java. It’s population may be less than 100 individuals now. This animal’s name is Fely.

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A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

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A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

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A saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) at Dreamworld.

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A hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) at the San Antonio Zoo. (IUCN: Vulnerable).

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A Giant malay fruit bat (Pteropus vampyrus lanensis) at Negros Forest Park.

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Pacific lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) at the MK Nature Center in Boise, Idaho.

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A bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) at Loro Parque in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain.

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Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.

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Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.

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New Guinea crocodile (Crocodylus novaeguineae) at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm.

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Bonnet macaques (Macaca radiata) at Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden, Ahmedabad, India.

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A tufted capuchin (Cebus apella) at Parque Zoologico Nacional, the zoo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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A tufted capuchin (Cebus apella) at Parque Zoologico Nacional, the zoo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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A tufted capuchin (Cebus apella) at Parque Zoologico Nacional, the zoo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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A vulnerable red uakari monkey (Cacajao calvus ucayalii).

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A Golden jackal (Canis aureus) at the Assam State Zoo.

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Bonnet macaques (Macaca radiata) at Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden, Ahmedabad, India.

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A naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber) at the Saint Louis Zoo.

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A silvery mole rat (Heliophobius argenteocinereus) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A western tufted deer (Elaphodus cephalophus cephalophus) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A western tufted deer (Elaphodus cephalophus cephalophus) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A western tufted deer (Elaphodus cephalophus cephalophus) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A sand cat (Felis margarita harrisoni) at the Tulsa Zoo.

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A federally endangered, female Indian leopard (Panthera pardus fusca) at the Kamla Nehru Zoological Garden in Ahmedabad, India.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered gharials (Gavialis gangeticus) at the Kukrail Gharial and Turtle Rehabilitation Centre in Lucknow, India.

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A tufted deer (Elaphodus cephalophus) at Omaha Zoo’s Wildlife Safari Park.

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A Botta’s pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae) at the Sulphur Creek Nature Center.

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A Botta’s pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae) at the Sulphur Creek Nature Center.

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A critically endangered and federally endangered male Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) named Lamydoc, at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. Lamydoc was born in 1963.

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Common dwarf mongooses (Helogale parvula) at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.

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A female gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus floridanus), This fox was taken to St. Francis Wildlife Association, a wildlife rescue center near Quincy, Florida, after it had been hit by a car.

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Maverick, a New Zealand fur seal (Arctocephalus forsteri) at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.

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