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A Moussier’s redstart (Phoenicurus moussieri) at Zoo Plzeň.

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A Moussier’s redstart (Phoenicurus moussieri) at Zoo Plzeň.

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A Eurasian goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis frigoris) at Zoo Plzeň.

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A Eurasian goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis frigoris) at Zoo Plzeň.

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An Eurasian goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis frigoris) at Zoo Plzeň.

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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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ANI111-00023

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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An acorn woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus bairdi) at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. This bird’s name is Narwhal.

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An acorn woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus bairdi) at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. This bird’s name is Narwhal.

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An acorn woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus bairdi) at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. This bird’s name is Narwhal.

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A male brown eared pheasant (Crossoptilon mantchuricum) in Somerset County, England. This animal is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A male brown eared pheasant (Crossoptilon mantchuricum) in Somerset County, England. This animal is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A male brown eared pheasant (Crossoptilon mantchuricum) in Somerset County, England. This animal is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A male brown eared pheasant (Crossoptilon mantchuricum) in Somerset County, England. This animal is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

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A southern three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes matacus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) at Zoo Atlanta. This endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered species is native to China.

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A Berlioz’s silver pheasant (Lophura nycthemera berliozi) at Tierpark Berlin.

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A great bustard (Otis tarda tarda) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A great bustard (Otis tarda tarda) at Tierpark Berlin. This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A Javan banded pitta (Hydrornis guajanus) at Bali Bird Park in Bali, Indonesia.

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A Javan banded pitta (Hydrornis guajanus) at Bali Bird Park in Bali, Indonesia.

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A Javan banded pitta (Hydrornis guajanus) at Bali Bird Park in Bali, Indonesia.

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Portrait of a white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) photographed with the Wildlife Rescue Team in Nebraska.

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A male white-eared pheasant (Crossoptilon crossoptilon drouyni) at Pheasant Heaven.

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A male white-eared pheasant (Crossoptilon crossoptilon drouyni) at Pheasant Heaven.

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An albino Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) at the Columbus Zoo.

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A northern green frog (Rana clamitans melanota) near Watertown, NY.

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