Blue banded morpho (Morpho achilles) at Butterfly Pavilion.
Blue king shoemaker (Prepona omphale) at Butterfly Pavilion.
Cherry shrimp (Neocaridina davidi var. red) at Butterfly Pavilion.
Orb weaver spider (Araneus spp.) at the Sacramento Zoo.
Hornyhead chub (Nocomis biguttatus) at the Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources Center for Aquatic Mollusk Programs.
Tanzanian tail-less whipscorpion (Damon diadema) at the Bugarium at the Albuquerque BioPark.
Red backswimmer (Notonecta lobata) at the Bugarium at the Albuquerque BioPark.
Thailand black tarantula (Haplopelma minax ) at the Bugarium at the Albuquerque BioPark.
Whirligig beetle (Dineutus sublineatus) at the Bugarium at the Albuquerque BioPark.
Pipevine swallowtail (Battus philenor) a native to Nebraska, at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
Black swallowtail butterfly (Papilio polyxenes) a native to Nebraska, at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
Koi at the Taronga Zoo.
A close-up of a tulip.
A federally endangered West African slender-snouted crocodile (Mecistops cataphractus) from the private collection of Curt Harbsmeier.
A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.
A gray banded kingsnake (Lampropeltis alterna) from the Fort Worth Zoo.
A Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum) at the Fort Worth Zoo.
Federally endangered Iowa Pleistocene Snails, Discus macclintocki.
An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Virgin Islands boa (Chilabothrus granti) at Toledo Zoo.
Paper wasp, an introduced/non-native species on Santa Cruz Island in Galapagos National Park.
A zig zag spider, Neoscona cooksoni, on Floreana Island in Galapagos National Park.
A federally threatened spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus crocodilus) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.
Black-tailed cribo (Drymarchon corais melanurus) at the Omaha Zoo.
Everglades ratsnake (Elaphe obsoleta rossalleni) at the Omaha Zoo.
A giant hispanolian anole (Anolis ricordi) at the Omaha Zoo.
Yellow-throated plated lizard (Gerrhosaurus flavigularis) at the Omaha Zoo.
Portrait of a western sand darter (Ammocrypta clara). This is a very rare fish that should be listed federally but is not yet.
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