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A portrait of a bison on a ranch near Valentine, Nebraska.

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A portrait of a bison on a ranch near Valentine, Nebraska.

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A long-tailed antlion (Scotoleon nigrilabris), near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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A tarantula hawk (Pepsis sp.) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A Cellar spider (Crossopriza lyoni) carrying its eggs, at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A cellar spider (Crossopriza lyoni) carrying its eggs, at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A juvenile red-footed booby (Sula sula) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas. This animal came in as a baby, found on the beach in the Galveston area.

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A western chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater ater) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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An Angolan or half-banded gartersnake (Elapsoidea semiannulata) at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas.

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A big blue octopus or day octopus (Octopus cyanea) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A big blue octopus or day octopus (Octopus cyanea) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A bat ray (Myliobatis californica) at the Oklahoma Aquarium.

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A female widow skimmer dragonfly (Libellula luctuosa) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A female widow skimmer dragonfly (Libellula luctuosa) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A Caribbean reef octopus (Octopus briareus) at the Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center in Medicine Park, OK.

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A Caribbean reef octopus (Octopus briareus) at the Medicine Park Aquarium and Natural Sciences Center in Medicine Park, OK.

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A juvenile African civet (Civettictis civetta australis) named ‘Honda’, age eight weeks, at Zooville USA near Plant City, Florida.

This civet originated from the Limpopo Province, South Africa

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Two Cape shovelers (Spatula smithii) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove. The male has more color.

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A tiger pelco (Panaqolus claustellifer ) at the aquarium of the Manaus Zoo.

This Zoo is ran by the military, or CIGS.

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A spotted bristlenose plecostomus (Ancistrus hoplogenys) at the aquarium of the Manaus Zoo.

This Zoo is ran by the military, or CIGS.

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A zebra plecostomus catfish (Hypancistrus zebra) at the aquarium of the Manaus Zoo.

This zoo is ran by the military, or CIGS.

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A leopard plecostomus (Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps) from a private collection.

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A Henderson’s anole (Anolis hendersoni) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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A female O’Shaughnessy’s chameleon (Calumma oshaughnessyi) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A male O’Shaughnessy’s chameleon (Calumma oshaughnessyi) from a private collection in St. Augustine, Florida. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A female undescribed crayfish from New Guinea (Cherax sp.) at Petra Aqua.

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A female undescribed crayfish from New Guinea (Cherax sp.) at Petra Aqua.

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A ribbon moray eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) at Petra Aqua.

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A ribbon moray eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) at Petra Aqua.

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A ribbon moray eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) at Petra Aqua.

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Amargosa speckled dace (Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis) collected on the Amargosa River in Tecopa, California.

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A Madagascar iguana (Chalarodon madagascariensis) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris fuscoater) at Zoopark Zajezd.

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A red rock shrimp (Lysmata californica) at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California.

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A red rock shrimp (Lysmata californica) at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California.

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A desert woodrat (Neotoma lepida) at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California.

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