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Shoshone pupfish (Cyprinodon nevadensis shoshone) collected in Shoshone, California.

This fish was considered extinct at one point, but was rediscovered at the source of a spring in the town of Shoshone, California, in 1986.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A shoshone pupfish (Cyprinodon nevadensis shoshone) collected in Shoshone, California.

This fish was considered extinct at one point, but was rediscovered at the source of a spring in the town of Shoshone, California, in 1986.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A male and a female Thorold’s deer (Cervus albirostris) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A male and a female Thorold’s deer (Cervus albirostris) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A Thorold’s deer (Cervus albirostris) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A male Mishmi takin (Budorcas taxicolor) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A male Mishmi takin (Budorcas taxicolor) at the Prague Zoo. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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Southern hognose snakes (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

These individuals are “playing dead”, a common defense tactic for this species as some predators don’t want to touch something that’s sick, dying or dead.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A southern hognose snake (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

This individual is “playing dead”, a common defense tactic for this species as some predators don’t want to touch something that’s sick, dying or dead.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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Southern hognose snakes (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

These individuals are “playing dead”, a common defense tactic for this species as some predators don’t want to touch something that’s sick, dying or dead.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A southern hognose snake (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

This individual is “playing dead”, a common defense tactic for this species as some predators don’t want to touch something that’s sick, dying or dead.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A southern hognose snake (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A southern hognose snake (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A southern hognose snake (Heterodon simus) in red and white color phases, at a private collection.

In many frames, they are shown “playing dead”, a common defense tactic for this species as some predators don’t want to touch something that’s sick, dying or dead.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A false brook salamander (Isthmura bellii) at a private collection.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A false brook salamander (Isthmura bellii) at a private collection.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A false brook salamander (Isthmura bellii) at a private collection.

This species is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A blue rice coral (Montipora flabellata) at California Science Center in Los Angeles, CA. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A blue rice coral (Montipora flabellata) at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A California desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii agassizii) named Flower, at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A California desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii agassizii) named Flower, at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A California desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii agassizii) named Flower, at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A California desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii agassizii) named Flower, at California Science Center in Los Angeles, California. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A La Digue standing day gecko (Phelsuma sunbergi ladiguensis) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A La Digue standing day gecko (Phelsuma sunbergi ladiguensis) at the Plzen Zoo in the Czech Republic.

This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A torrent frog (Telmatobius hintoni) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A female el chape toad (Rhinella justinianoi) at Museo De Historia Natural “Alcide d’Orbigny”. This species is listed vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A female el chape toad (Rhinella justinianoi) at Museo De Historia Natural “Alcide d’Orbigny”. This species is listed vulnerable on the IUCN red list.

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A torrent frog tadpole (Telmatobius hintoni) at Museo De Historia Natural “Alcide d’Orbigny”. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A torrent frog tadpole (Telmatobius hintoni) at Museo De Historia Natural “Alcide d’Orbigny”. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A torrent frog (Telmatobius hintoni) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A white-crested guan (Penelope pileata) at BioParque do Rio. This animal is VU on the IUCN Red List.

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A white-crested guan (Penelope pileata) at BioParque do Rio. This animal is VU on the IUCN Red List

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A white-crested guan (Penelope pileata) at BioParque do Rio. This animal is VU on the IUCN Red List.

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A cape giraffe (Giraffa giraffa giraffa) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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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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