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Coral bleaching is a threat to reefs, but it does not directly kill corals. Photo: Ian Shive.
A red panda (Ailurus fulgens) at Duisburg Zoo. Photo © PictureWendy/Flickr.
Pronghorn on the move. Photo: © Scott Copeland
A sea gull peers over the rocks at Schoodic Point. Photo © justinrussell/Flickr.
A wild turkey is released in Wisconsin. Photo: Paul M. Walsh under a Creative Commons license.
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Sabyinyo group of mountain gorillas. Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Photo ©  Carine06/Flickr.
A green sea turtle nests on St. Croix. Photo: © Marjo Aho
Hummingbird as seen in infrared. Image courtesy of Nature Conservancy partner John Romero of Owyhee Air Research.
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Greater sage grouse display in a lek. Photo © Tony Morris/Flickr through a Creative Commons license.
Snow leopard (Uncia uncia) at the San Diego Zoo. Photo by Aaron Logan/Wikimedia through a Creative Commons license.
Some call it the "other" turkey, the ocellated turkey of the Yucatan Peninsula. Photo: DickDaniels under a Creative Commons license.
Mule deer still have space to migrate, but what does the future hold? Photo: © Chris Pague/TNC
Physonect siphonophore. Image © Jessica Luo / Cowen Lab / Plankton Portal.
Lionfish have become invasive in the Caribbean. Can eating them help stop the spread? Photo: © Jeff Yonover

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