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William Housty collects grizzly bear fur for genetic analysis. Photo: © Mark Godfrey/TNC
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Social surveys using tablet computers cost less than 40% of similar surveys using paper forms because interviews went faster and there were no additional time was spent on data entry. Photo credit: Jessica Musengezi/TNC
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Pygmy rabbit. Photo: H. Ulmschneider (BLM) and R. Dixon (IDFG)
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Although piranha have fierce a reputation, some don't even eat meat. Photo credit: Flickr user Leo Reynolds, via a Creative Commons 2.0 license.
A resting ocelot. Photo: © Lynn McBride
A recently tagged male Texas ocelot. Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Deceased drug lord Pablo Escobar imported hippopotamuses to his estate in the Columbian countryside. Other animals imported for his personal zoo have been relocated, but the hippos continue to wreak havoc in the region.
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