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Prehensile-tailed skink

There are more species in the skink family than in any other lizard family. They generally have reduced limbs and...
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Patagonian Mara

Although sometimes called Patagonian cavies or Patagonian hares, these unique animals belong in the mammalian Order Rodentia. Their closest living...
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Yellow-crested Cockatoo

With only between 1,000 and 2,500 yellow-crested cockatoos remaining in the wild, these birds are critically endangered. Like other animals...
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Grey Parrot

This endangered species, formerly known as the African grey parrot, can be found throughout the western parts of middle Africa....
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Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Macaws are large members of the parrot family found throughout Central and South America. Their bright colors and loud vocalizations...
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Radiated Tortoise

Radiated tortoises are only native to the island of Madagascar but have been introduced to two other small islands to...
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Plains Zebra

Zebras are among the most recognizable of all animals, with their distinctive striped color pattern. They are closely related to...
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Giraffe

Giraffes are Earth’s tallest living mammals and specialize in browsing leaves and flowers from the tops of trees. Newborns may...
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African Elephant

This is one of the most distinctive animals on the planet. African elephants are the largest of the three elephant...
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Southern White Rhinoceros

These easily recognizable creatures are native to middle and southern Africa. They are some of the largest land-dwelling mammals in...
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Huacaya Alpaca

Alpacas are a domesticated, social species that live in herds. Although they originated in Peru, they have now spread worldwide...
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Aldabra Giant Tortoise

Aldabra tortoises are the second-largest species of tortoise in the world and, like their larger relatives on the Galapagos Islands,...
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Nubian Goat

This breed was developed in England when British goats crossed with bucks of African and Indian origin. Goats were among...
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Oberhasli Goat

The breed was originally developed in Switzerland and, though relatively rare in the U.S., remains highly sought after for its...
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Ring-tailed Lemur

Ring-tailed lemurs are named for the distinctive, alternating black-and-white bands along their tails. They reside in southern and southwestern Madagascar...
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Saanen Goat

Saanen goats are one of the largest and calmest of the dairy breeds. They tend to do well as family...
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Southdown Baby Doll Sheep

Their name refers to their cute, teddy bear-like appearance and the fact that the breed was developed in the South...
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Western Lowland Gorilla

Zoo Atlanta is currently home to one of the largest populations of gorillas in North America. Western lowland gorillas live...
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Gulf Coast Native Sheep

Among sheep breeds, these sheep are particularly robust in hot and humid climates such as the Gulf Coast of North...
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Naked Mole Rat

The appearance and habits of the naked mole rat enthrall scientists and observers alike. Naked mole rats are eusocial mammals,...
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Nigerian Dwarf Goat

Goats were among one of the very first domesticated animals and have been part of human life as companions and...
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Angolan Colobus Monkey

These strikingly-patterned monkeys have very long tails that help them balance as they move quickly through trees. They feed primarily...
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Black-and-white-ruffed Lemur

Black-and-white-ruffed lemurs are the largest of the lemurs, all of which are found only on the island of Madagascar. They...
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Giant Panda

Giant pandas are very unusual animals that eat almost exclusively bamboo, which is very low in nutrients. Because of this,...
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Hoffmann’s Two-toed Sloth

Sloths are arboreal animals and are slow and deliberate rather than swift and agile. Specialized, enlarged claws enable them to...
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