An Ethiopian mountain viper (Bitis parviocula) at Zoo Atlanta.
An egg-eating snake (Dasypeltis scabra scabra) at Zoo Atlanta.
A kori bustard (Ardeotis kori) named Snake at Zoo Atlanta.
A critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered black rhino (Diceros bicornis) at Zoo Atlanta.
Twin giant panda cubs, 100 days old, at Zoo Atlanta.
A giant panda cub, 100 days old, at Zoo Atlanta.
Endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered twin giant panda cubs (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) 100 days old, at Zoo Atlanta.
A giant panda is projected onto the Vatican in an effort to raise awareness for the extinction crisis.
A critically endangered Anderson’s salamander (Ambystoma andersoni) at Zoo Atlanta.
A critically endangered ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora) at Zoo Atlanta.
Two critically endangered ploughshare tortoises (Astrochelys yniphora) at Zoo Atlanta.
A mangrove snake (Boiga dendrophila melanota) at Zoo Atlanta.
A Sumatran blood python (Python curtus curtus) at Zoo Atlanta.
A Bornean blood python (Python brongersmai) at Zoo Atlanta.
A Yucatan neotropical rattlesnake (Crotalus tzabcan) at Zoo Atlanta.
A rough-necked monitor (Varanus rudicollis) at Zoo Atlanta.
A Merauke blue-tongued skink (Tiliqua gigas evanescens) at Zoo Atlanta.
A critically endangered dusky gopher frog (Lithobates sevosus) at Zoo Atlanta.
A Budgett’s frog (Lepidobatrachus asper) at Zoo Atlanta.
An endangered lappet-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotos) at Zoo Atlanta.
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