A two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus) at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo.
A bat-eared fox (Otocyon megalotis megalotis) at the Omaha Zoo.
A pair of bat-eared foxes (Otocyon megalotis megalotis) at the Omaha Zoo.
An ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) at the Omaha Zoo.
A federally threatened spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus crocodilus) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.
An Australian freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus johnsoni) at the Omaha Zoo.
Federally endangered peninsula pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana peninsularis). This is one of North America’s rarest mammals, with fewer than 200 surviving in the wild.
Two Merriam’s kangaroo rats (Dipodomys merriami) at Fort Worth Zoo.
The tail end of a Reisenger’s tree monitor (Varanus reisingeri) at the Fort Worth Zoo, the only zoo in the U.S. to have this species.
Two Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua papua) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
Polar bears relax at the Omaha Zoo.
Endangered Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.
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