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  •   The Virginia Jointvetch is an extremely rare species of flowering plant. The species is endemic to only to a restricted portion of the East Coast of the United States. […]

    Virginia Jointvetch

      The Virginia Jointvetch is an extremely rare species of flowering plant. The species is endemic to only to a restricted portion of the East Coast of the United States. […]

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  •   The Argentine Shortfin Squid is a relatively small species of squid. This species of cephalopod is one of the most highly commercially fished of all squid species. This ocean […]

    Argentine Shortfin Squid

      The Argentine Shortfin Squid is a relatively small species of squid. This species of cephalopod is one of the most highly commercially fished of all squid species. This ocean […]

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  •   Kiawah Island is a small island on the Atlantic coast of the United States. This geological beauty is situated approximately 25 mi (49 km) southwest of Charleston, S. Carolina. […]

    Kiawah Island

      Kiawah Island is a small island on the Atlantic coast of the United States. This geological beauty is situated approximately 25 mi (49 km) southwest of Charleston, S. Carolina. […]

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  •   The Carolina Mantis is a species of praying mantis in the subfamily Stagmomantinae. This insect is actually often sold at garden supply centers as a means of biological control. […]

    Carolina Mantis

      The Carolina Mantis is a species of praying mantis in the subfamily Stagmomantinae. This insect is actually often sold at garden supply centers as a means of biological control. […]

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  •   The Hyalinobatrachium dianae is a remarkably distinct species of frog only recently discovered. This species is so new to science that it does not yet possess a common name. […]

    Hyalinobatrachium dianae

      The Hyalinobatrachium dianae is a remarkably distinct species of frog only recently discovered. This species is so new to science that it does not yet possess a common name. […]

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  •   The San Diego Thornmint is an extremely rare species of flowering plant. This rare species is a member of the mint family. Its known range is extremely restricted. To date, […]

    San Diego Thornmint

      The San Diego Thornmint is an extremely rare species of flowering plant. This rare species is a member of the mint family. Its known range is extremely restricted. To date, […]

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  •   The Omura Whale is a very small species of whale. This ocean species was only recently identified as a separate species. Only nine individuals have been identified to date. […]

    Omura Whale

      The Omura Whale is a very small species of whale. This ocean species was only recently identified as a separate species. Only nine individuals have been identified to date. […]

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  •   Grand Falls is a unique waterfall system situated near Flagstaff, Arizona, in the United States. This marvel of geology is located on land belonging to the Navajo Nation. This […]

    Grand Falls

      Grand Falls is a unique waterfall system situated near Flagstaff, Arizona, in the United States. This marvel of geology is located on land belonging to the Navajo Nation. This […]

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  •   The Cabbage White Butterfly is a small species of Lepidoptera in the family Pieridae. The species has been accidentally introduced into North America, New Zealand, and Australia.  The caterpillar […]

    Cabbage White Butterfly

      The Cabbage White Butterfly is a small species of Lepidoptera in the family Pieridae. The species has been accidentally introduced into North America, New Zealand, and Australia.  The caterpillar […]

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  •   The Quokka is a unique animal in the genus Setonix and is alone in that genus.  This small marsupial is renowned for its distinctive natural expression. The IUCN has […]

    Quokka

      The Quokka is a unique animal in the genus Setonix and is alone in that genus.  This small marsupial is renowned for its distinctive natural expression. The IUCN has […]

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  •   The Abronia macrocarpa is an extremely rare and endangered species of flowering plant. The species has an extremely small natural territory remaining. The Abronia macrocarpa is only known to […]

    Abronia macrocarpa

      The Abronia macrocarpa is an extremely rare and endangered species of flowering plant. The species has an extremely small natural territory remaining. The Abronia macrocarpa is only known to […]

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  •   The Giant Triton is an exceptionally large species of sea snail. This marine gastropod is one of the largest species of mollusk within its endemic habitat. This remarkable ocean […]

    Giant Triton

      The Giant Triton is an exceptionally large species of sea snail. This marine gastropod is one of the largest species of mollusk within its endemic habitat. This remarkable ocean […]

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  •   Erg Chebbi is the common name for a Sharan erg located in the country of Morocco. This geological formation is one of two such ergs found in the country. […]

    Erg Chebbi

      Erg Chebbi is the common name for a Sharan erg located in the country of Morocco. This geological formation is one of two such ergs found in the country. […]

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  •   The Black Widow is a spider in the Latrodectus genus. Many of these arachnids are known as “widow spiders.” There are 32 known species spread throughout the world. The […]

    Black Widow

      The Black Widow is a spider in the Latrodectus genus. Many of these arachnids are known as “widow spiders.” There are 32 known species spread throughout the world. The […]

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  •   The Iberian Lynx is a species of wildcat currently only found in a small section of western Europe. The IUCN has listed this beautiful animal as Endangered. The primary […]

    Iberian Lynx

      The Iberian Lynx is a species of wildcat currently only found in a small section of western Europe. The IUCN has listed this beautiful animal as Endangered. The primary […]

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  •   The Guatemalan Fir is a species of tree endemic to portions of Central America. Its endemic range extends the furthest south of any species in its genus. This plant […]

    Guatemalan Fir

      The Guatemalan Fir is a species of tree endemic to portions of Central America. Its endemic range extends the furthest south of any species in its genus. This plant […]

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  •   The Spanish Dancer is a comparatively large and brilliantly colored species of nudibranch. Known as sea slugs, these are marine gastropod mollusks. This species is unique among sea slugs. […]

    Spanish Dancer

      The Spanish Dancer is a comparatively large and brilliantly colored species of nudibranch. Known as sea slugs, these are marine gastropod mollusks. This species is unique among sea slugs. […]

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  •   Lagoa do Fogo is the name of a beautiful crater lake. This geological beauty is located in the approximate center of Sao Miguel Island, in the Azores Archipelago. Since […]

    Lagoa do Fogo

      Lagoa do Fogo is the name of a beautiful crater lake. This geological beauty is located in the approximate center of Sao Miguel Island, in the Azores Archipelago. Since […]

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  •   Black and Yellow Mud Dauber is the common name for a specific species of wasp. As with most species of wasp, these insects are highly solitary creatures. The common […]

    Black and Yellow Mud Dauber

      Black and Yellow Mud Dauber is the common name for a specific species of wasp. As with most species of wasp, these insects are highly solitary creatures. The common […]

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  •   The Kashmir Musk Deer is a highly reclusive species of deer. Believed to be extinct until 2008, this unique animal had not been seen for more than sixty years. […]

    Kashmir Musk Deer

      The Kashmir Musk Deer is a highly reclusive species of deer. Believed to be extinct until 2008, this unique animal had not been seen for more than sixty years. […]

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