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A fisherman in Bighorn Creek, part of the Kootenay River system.

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A couple plays in the ocean waves at dusk at Riviera Beach.

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Humboldt or Peruvian penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) on a rocky shore.

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A pair of Humboldt or Peruvian penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) on a rocky shore.

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A roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) wading in shallow water.

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A black bear perches on a rock watching for fish in Clayoquot Sound.

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A hippopotamus bares its teeth at the Sedgwick County Zoo.

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Two cowboys ride horses through the waves on Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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A critically endangered giant water frog (Telmatobius gigas) 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. The name gigas means ‘big’, and refers to the giant tadpoles of this species, not the adults.

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A critically endangered giant water frog (Telmatobius gigas) 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. The name gigas means ‘big’, and refers to the giant tadpoles of this species, not the adults.

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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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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 Sucre water frog (Telmatobius simonsi) from Sucre, 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 Sucre water frog (Telmatobius simonsi) from Sucre, 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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An undescribed Telmatobius sp., a new species of water frog from Potosi, 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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An undescribed Telmatobius sp., a new species of water frog from Potosi, 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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An undescribed Telmatobius sp., a new species of water frog from Potosi, 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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Romeo, a ten-year-old Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. Romeo had been thought to be the very last of his kind until a female named Juliet and four other animals were discovered in December of 2018.

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Romeo, a ten-year-old Sehuencas water frog (Telmatobius yuracare) at Museo De Historia Natural Alcide d’Orbigny, a natural history museum and rare amphibian breeding center in Chocabamba Bolivia. Romeo had been thought to be the very last of his kind until a female named Juliet and four other animals were discovered in December of 2018.

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A nine-spine stickleback (Pungitius pungitius) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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A nine-spine stickleback (Pungitius pungitius) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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A rock gunnel (Pholis gunnellus) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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A rock gunnel (Pholis gunnellus) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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A rock gunnel (Pholis gunnellus) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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A rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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A rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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A rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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A rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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An Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) at the Maine State Aquarium. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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An Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) at the Maine State Aquarium. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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An Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) at the Maine State Aquarium. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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An Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) at the Maine State Aquarium. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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An American wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) at the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay, ME.

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