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A llama (Lama glama) after a recent summer haircut at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.

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A Chilean flamingo chick’s feet (Phoenicopterus chilensis) at Houston Zoo.

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A Chilean flamingo chick (Phoenicopterus chilensis) at Houston Zoo.

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Peach-leaf bellflower (Campanula persicifolia alba) in Crosslake, Minnesota.

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A red cracker butterfly (Hamadryas amphinome) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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Two emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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A red knobbed sea star (Protoreaster linckii) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A red knobbed sea star (Protoreaster linckii) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A red knobbed sea star (Protoreaster linckii) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A blue and white longwing (Heliconius cydno galanthus) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A blue and white longwing (Heliconius cydno galanthus) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A small blue grecian (Heliconius sara sprucei) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A small blue grecian (Heliconius sara sprucei) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A Mexican bluewing (Myscelia ethusa pattenia) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A Mexican bluewing (Myscelia ethusa pattenia) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A citrus swallowtail or orchard swallowtail (Papilio demodocus) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A citrus swallowtail or orchard swallowtail (Papilio demodocus) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A postman butterfly (Heliconius melpomene aglaope) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A postman butterfly (Heliconius melpomene aglaope) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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A citrus swallowtail or orchard swallowtail (Papilio demodocus) at the Butterfly Pavilion.

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An EgyptianAn Egyptian predator beetle (Anthia sexmaculata) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove.

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An Egyptian predator beetle (Anthia sexmaculata) at Safari Park Dvur Kralove.

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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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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.

Photo: Julie Jensen Director of Marketing | WVC O: 866.800.7326 | D: 702.443.9249 | E: j.jensen@wvc.org

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