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A Southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans texensis) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A Southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans texensis) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A juvenile Texas cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus alacer) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A juvenile Texas cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus alacer) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A great horned owl (Bubo virginanus virginanus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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An American barn owl (Tyto alba pratincola) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus alleni or Buteo lineatus extimus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus alleni or Buteo lineatus extimus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus alleni or Buteo lineatus extimus) at Houston SPCA’s Wildlife Center of Texas.

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A Bewick’s wren (Thryomanes bewickii) at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. This bird lost its tail to a house cat attack.

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A Bewick’s wren (Thryomanes bewickii) at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. This bird lost its tail to a house cat attack.

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A Bewick’s wren (Thryomanes bewickii) at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. This bird lost its tail to a house cat attack.

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A Bewick’s wren (Thryomanes bewickii) at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network. This bird lost its tail to a house cat attack.

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A cutworm moth (Dichagyris longidens), owlet moth family Noctuidae, cutworm or dart moth subfamily Noctuinae. “Rediscovered” along the Pecos River near Santa Fe, NM, in Sept. of 2020, this is thought to be the first time this species of cutworm moth, Dichagyris longidens, has been photographed alive. It was collected using lights at night, photographed, and released back into the wild.

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A cutworm moth (Dichagyris longidens), owlet moth family Noctuidae, cutworm or dart moth subfamily Noctuinae. “Rediscovered” along the Pecos River near Santa Fe, NM, in Sept. of 2020, this is thought to be the first time this species of cutworm moth, Dichagyris longidens, has been photographed alive. It was collected using lights at night, photographed, and released back into the wild.

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A yellow crab spider (Thomisus callidus) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A yellow crab spider (Thomisus callidus) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A summer azure butterfly (Celastrina neglecta) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A summer azure butterfly (Celastrina neglecta) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A green lacewing (Chrysopa species) collected at Spring Creek Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A green lacewing (Chrysopa species) collected at Spring Creek Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A mayfly (Callibaetis ferrugineus) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE.

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A mayfly (Callibaetis ferrugineus) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE.

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A unidentified damselfly at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE.

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An eastern red damselfly (Amphiagron saucium) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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An Eastern red damselfly (Amphiagron saucium) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A twelve spotted skimmer dragonfly (Libellula pulchella) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A twelve spotted skimmer dragonfly (Libellula pulchella) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A twelve spotted skimmer dragonfly (Libellula pulchella) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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An Eastern red damselfly (Amphiagron saucium), photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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