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A federally endangered Key Largo wood rat (Neotoma floridana smalli) at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Fewer than 250 adults are believed left in the wild, in just two parcels of public land on Key Largo. Captive breeding efforts are underway at both Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, thought the captive population still numbers less than 50 animals.

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A federally endangered Key Largo wood rat (Neotoma floridana smalli) at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Fewer than 250 adults are believed left in the wild, in just two parcels of public land on Key Largo. Captive breeding efforts are underway at both Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, thought the captive population still numbers less than 50 animals.

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Bryn, the federally endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis), sat for this portrait in 2007 at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Oregon. She was one of two female Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits left, the end of the line for this race of animals. Since there are no males left, this means only animals intercrossed with the Idaho race will survive. She died in 2008, marking the end of her genetic line. This subpopulation lost its sagebrush habitat as the land was developed for agriculture in the state of Washington.

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A federally threatened Southeastern beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus niveiventris). There are only a few thousand of this species left.

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A federally threatened Southeastern beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus niveiventris). There are only a few thousand of this species left.

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A federally threatened Southeastern beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus niveiventris). There are only a few thousand of this species left.

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A federally-endangered Key Largo cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola). This animal now numbers fewer than 1,000, and like all wildlife in the Florida Keys, it could be lost for good when ocean levels rise and flood their island home.

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A federally-endangered Key Largo cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola). This animal now numbers fewer than 1,000, and like all wildlife in the Florida Keys, it could be lost for good when ocean levels rise and flood their island home.

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A federally threatened Southeastern beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus niveiventris). There are only a few thousand of this species left.

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A federally threatened Southeastern beach mouse (Peromyscus polionotus niveiventris). There are only a few thousand of this species left.

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A domestic rabbit at the Capital Humane Society in Lincoln.

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Critically endangered (IUCN) Chuckey madtom (Noturus crypticus), one of only 14 specimens ever to be collected, at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center. This fish has not been listed due to lack of funding even though it is one of the rarest fish in North America.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A federally endangered jaguar (Panthera onca) at the Chapultepec Zoo in Mexico City.

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A North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Yellowfin madtoms (Noturus flavipinnis) a vulnerable (IUCN) and federally threatened species at Conservation Fisheries, a native stream fish breeding center.

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A white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) at the New York State Zoo.

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A white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) at the New York State Zoo.

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