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A black-throated grosbeak (Saltator fuliginosus) at the Membeca Lagos Farm, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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A guina (Leopardus guigna tigriillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andina in Santiago, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A Madagascar night snake (Madagascarophis colubrinus pastoriensis) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

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An adult, male white-tailed titi (Callicebus discolor) at Zoologico de Quito.

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A Yunnan bamboo pitviper (Trimeresurus yunnanensis) from a private collection.

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An undescribed Telmatobius sp., collected near Oruro, Bolivia, photographed at at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. This species is totally aquatic.

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A juvenile big-eared opossum (Didelphis aurita) at the Membeca Lagos Farm, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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A juvenile big-eared opossum (Didelphis aurita) at the Membeca Lagos Farm, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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An endangered Peruvian woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

This is a juvenile female. She had severe growth deformities due to poor nutrition as she was being reared as a pet by a citizen here. Her mother was likely killed so that she could be sold into the pet trade.

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An endangered Peruvian woolly monkey (Lagothrix cana) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

This is a juvenile female. She had severe growth deformities due to poor nutrition as she was being reared as a pet by a citizen here. Her mother was likely killed so that she could be sold into the pet trade.

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Two-month-old Venezuelan red howler monkeys (Alouatta seniculus juara) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A two-month-old Venezuelan red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus juara) at Cetas-IBAMA, a wildlife rehab center in Manaus, Brazil. This is administered by IBAMA, the government wildlife agency of Brazil.

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A male Mrs. Hume’s pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae humiae) at a private collection.

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A juvenile female Elliot’s pheasant (Syrmaticus ellioti) at Tierpark Berlin.

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An elliptical waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus ellipsiprymnus) at Tierpark Berlin.

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A northern redbelly snake (Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata) at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota.

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A Peru mushroom tongue salamander (Bolitoglossa peruviana) at Centro Jambatu in Quito, Ecuador. This animal is originally from Yasuni, Orellana Province, Ecuador. Built to look like a twig, this animal is arboreal.

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A male guiña (Leopardus guigna guigna) from Fauna Andina in central-south, Chile.

He has only three legs, having lost one in a trapper’s snare. He was brought here to be taken care of by the Chilean Wildlife Authority.

Despite the loss of his front leg, he moves around well and has a good life here at Fauna Andina, a wildlife conservation and research center in Chile. Their goal is to protect wildlife through study and, captive breeding and release back into the wild.

The guiña has the smallest distribution of any wild cat on the planet. This makes it very susceptible to being endangered.

The Fauna Andina conservation center near is the only known center that’s ever bred this species in captivity.

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A guiña (Leopardus guigna tigrillo) whose name is Pikumche from Fauna Andina in central-south, Chile. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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An endangered Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) at the Omaha Zoo.

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A fruit bat (Lissonycteris angolensis) hanging with wings folded, from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

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A Duncan Island giant tortoise (Chelonoidis duncanensis) at the Prague Zoo.

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A serotine bat (Eptesicus serotinus) at Wildwood Trust near Canterbury, England.

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A LeislerÕs bat, Nyctalus leisleri, at Wildwood Trust near Canterbury, England.

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A NathusiusÕ pipistrelle, Pipistrellus nathusii, at Wildwood Trust near Canterbury, England.

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A FranklinÕs ground squirrel (Poliocitellus franklinii) at the Wildlife Rescue Center of Minnesota.

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A FranklinÕs ground squirrel (Poliocitellus franklinii) at the Wildlife Rescue Center of Minnesota.

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A barred tiger salamander (Ambystoma mavortium mavortium) at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

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A Javan deer (Cervus timorensis) at Bali Safari. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A cushion sea star (Culcita novaeguineae) at Semirara Marine Hatchery Laboratory in the Philippines.

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A white-breasted water hen (Amaurornis phoenicurus phoenicurus) on Semirara Island in the Philippines.

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A slaty-legged crake (Rallina eurizonoides eurizonoides) on Semirara Island in the Philippines.

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A crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis fascicularis) at Monkey Forest.

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) at Healesville Sanctuary.

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

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A little owl (Athene noctua vidalii) at Parque Biologico.

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