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An endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), aka a black-footed penguin or jackass penguin, at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City.

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A web nest made by a Pink Toe Tarantula (Caribena versicolor) at the Moscow Zoo.

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A web nest made by a Pink Toe Tarantula (Caribena versicolor) at the Moscow Zoo.

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A Southern black widow (Latrodectus mactans) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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A redback spider (Latrodectus hasselti) at the Taronga Zoo.

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A redback spider (Latrodectus hasselti) at the Taronga Zoo.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on North Seymour, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A southern black widow (Latrodectus mactans) at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

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A prickly pear cactus (Opuntia echios var. echios) on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos National Park.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) preys on a juvenile painted locust (Schistocerca melanocera) on Santa Cruz Island.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on Floreana Island, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A zig-zag spider (Neoscona cooksoni) on North Seymour, in Galapagos National Park. The zig-zag is a species endemic to the Galapagos.

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A studio portrait of a heavily-oiled adult Brown pelican (Pelicanus occidentalis) rescued from the deep water horizon oil spill at the rehab center at Fort Jackson, Louisiana.

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A crew working to clean a brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) at the rehab center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana. This is where the majority of the oiled birds were brought in from the deep water horizon oil spill.

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A crew working to clean a brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) at the rehab center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana. This is where the majority of the oiled birds were brought in from the deep water horizon oil spill.

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A crew working to clean a brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) at the rehab center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana. This is where the majority of the oiled birds were brought in from the deep water horizon oil spill.

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A crew working to clean a pelican at the rehab center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana. This is where the majority of the oiled birds were brought in from the deep water horizon oil spill.

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A crew working to clean a brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) at the rehab center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana. This is where the majority of the oiled birds were brought in from the deep water horizon oil spill.

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Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog (Ecnomiohyla rabborum), a critically endangered freshwater species from Panama. At the time this photograph was taken, in August of 2009, there were only five in captivity. The last one passed away in 2016, making the species extinct.

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Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog (Ecnomiohyla rabborum), a critically endangered freshwater species from Panama. At the time this photograph was taken, in August of 2009, there were only five in captivity. The last one passed away in 2016, making the species extinct.

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Spiderwebs laden with dew on a foggy morning in Wisconsin.

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Spiderwebs laden with dew on a foggy morning in Wisconsin.

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Spiderwebs laden with dew on a foggy morning in Wisconsin.

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Spiderwebs laden with dew on a foggy morning in Wisconsin.

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An intricate spider web at the Attwater’s Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge near Eagle Land, Texas.

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An intricate spider web at the Attwater’s Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge near Eagle Land, Texas.

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A damselfly is caught in a black-and-yellow argiope’s (Argiope aurantia) web.

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