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Illustration of Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna), which is an invasive pest in South Africa, North America, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and many Pacific islands as it out-competes native hollow-nesting bird species

Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna)

Illustration of Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna), which is an invasive pest in South Africa, North America, the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand and many Pacific islands as it out-competes native hollow-nesting bird species

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Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna)

A side view of a Nelson's Sparrow. Nelson's sparrow and the saltmarsh sparrow were considered to be a single species, the sharp-tailed sparrow; because of this it was briefly known as Nelson's sharp-tailed sparrow

Ammodramus nelsoni (Nelson's Sparrow)

A side view of a Nelson's Sparrow. Nelson's sparrow and the saltmarsh sparrow were considered to be a single species, the sharp-tailed sparrow; because of this it was briefly known as Nelson's sharp-tailed sparrow

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Ammodramus nelsoni (Nelson's Sparrow)

A waterbird species found in coastal northern Australia. The adult Magpie goose has black and white feathers, a long neck and a cranial knob (smaller in females). They also have orange legs with partly webbed feet, and a red beak with a white hook on the end which assists them in probing for food. The Northern Territory holds the largest populations and breeding areas of the Magpie goose with an estimated population of over 2 million individuals

Anseranas semipalmata (Magpie Goose) 2

A waterbird species found in coastal northern Australia. The adult Magpie goose has black and white feathers, a long neck and a cranial knob (smaller in females). They also have orange legs with partly webbed feet, and a red beak with a white hook on the end which assists them in probing for food. The Northern Territory holds the largest populations and breeding areas of the Magpie goose with an estimated population of over 2 million individuals

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Anseranas semipalmata (Magpie Goose) 2

The common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) is a species of marine fish in the family Centropomidae of the order Perciformes. The common snook is also known as the sergeant fish or robalo

Centropomus undecimalis (Common Snook)

The common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) is a species of marine fish in the family Centropomidae of the order Perciformes. The common snook is also known as the sergeant fish or robalo

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Centropomus undecimalis (Common Snook)

Side view illustration of an adult Blue-spotted Grouper. The blue-spotted grouper was introduced to the Hawaiian islands from Moorea, French Polynesia in the late 1950s in an attempt to establish a grouper fishery in Hawaii

Cephalopholis argus (Blue-spotted Grouper)

Side view illustration of an adult Blue-spotted Grouper. The blue-spotted grouper was introduced to the Hawaiian islands from Moorea, French Polynesia in the late 1950s in an attempt to establish a grouper fishery in Hawaii

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Cephalopholis argus (Blue-spotted Grouper)

The species, also known commonly as a clown featherback fish, occurs in Thailand, Lao PDR, Viet Nam, and Cambodia. It has been introduced to Myanmar and the Philippines for aquaculture. Juveniles are popular in the aquarium trade and large fish are popular for public aquaria. In some parts of the Philippines, its introduction is wreaking havoc on the local fishing industry

Chitala ornata (Clown knifefish)

The species, also known commonly as a clown featherback fish, occurs in Thailand, Lao PDR, Viet Nam, and Cambodia. It has been introduced to Myanmar and the Philippines for aquaculture. Juveniles are popular in the aquarium trade and large fish are popular for public aquaria. In some parts of the Philippines, its introduction is wreaking havoc on the local fishing industry

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Chitala ornata (Clown knifefish)

The Atlantic Bumper is a game fish found from Massachusetts to Florida in the Western Atlantic Ocean. They eat smaller fish, cephalopods, and zooplankton

Chloroscombrus chrysurus (Atlantic Bumper)

The Atlantic Bumper is a game fish found from Massachusetts to Florida in the Western Atlantic Ocean. They eat smaller fish, cephalopods, and zooplankton

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Chloroscombrus chrysurus (Atlantic Bumper)

Illustration of Crotalus spp. (Rattlesnake) venomous pitvipers found only in the Americas from southern Canada to northern Argentina. The name is derived from the Greek word krotalon, which means

Crotalus spp. (Rattle Snake)

Illustration of Crotalus spp. (Rattlesnake) venomous pitvipers found only in the Americas from southern Canada to northern Argentina. The name is derived from the Greek word krotalon, which means "rattle" or "castanet", and refers to the rattle on the end of the tail that make this group so distinctive

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Crotalus spp. (Rattle Snake)

Flying fish can make powerful, self-propelled leaps out of water into air, where their long, wing-like fins enable gliding flight for considerable distances above the water's surface. This uncommon ability is a natural defense mechanism to evade predators

Cypselurus callopterus (Ornamented Flying Fish)

Flying fish can make powerful, self-propelled leaps out of water into air, where their long, wing-like fins enable gliding flight for considerable distances above the water's surface. This uncommon ability is a natural defense mechanism to evade predators

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Cypselurus callopterus (Ornamented Flying Fish)

Illustration of dead bird

Dead bird

Illustration of dead bird

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Dead bird

Illustration of duck

Duck

Illustration of duck

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Duck

The Atlantic Goliath Grouper, commonly known as the jewfish, is a large saltwater fish of the grouper family found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths from 5 to 50 m (16 to 164 ft). They may reach extremely large sizes, growing to lengths of up to 3 m (10 ft) and can weigh as much as 360 kg (790 lb). Since 1990, the fishery has been closed to harvest throughout the southeast region of the United States

Epinephelus itajara (Atlantic Goliath Grouper) 1

The Atlantic Goliath Grouper, commonly known as the jewfish, is a large saltwater fish of the grouper family found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths from 5 to 50 m (16 to 164 ft). They may reach extremely large sizes, growing to lengths of up to 3 m (10 ft) and can weigh as much as 360 kg (790 lb). Since 1990, the fishery has been closed to harvest throughout the southeast region of the United States

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Epinephelus itajara (Atlantic Goliath Grouper) 1

The Atlantic Goliath Grouper, commonly known as the jewfish, is a large saltwater fish of the grouper family found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths from 5 to 50 m (16 to 164 ft). They may reach extremely large sizes, growing to lengths of up to 3 m (10 ft) and can weigh as much as 360 kg (790 lb). Since 1990, the fishery has been closed to harvest throughout the southeast region of the United States.

Epinephelus itajara (Atlantic Goliath Grouper) 2

The Atlantic Goliath Grouper, commonly known as the jewfish, is a large saltwater fish of the grouper family found primarily in shallow tropical waters among coral and artificial reefs at depths from 5 to 50 m (16 to 164 ft). They may reach extremely large sizes, growing to lengths of up to 3 m (10 ft) and can weigh as much as 360 kg (790 lb). Since 1990, the fishery has been closed to harvest throughout the southeast region of the United States.

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Epinephelus itajara (Atlantic Goliath Grouper) 2

Illustration of a fish school

Fish school-1

Illustration of a fish school

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Fish school-1

Illustration of a school of fish

Fish school-2

Illustration of a school of fish

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Fish school-2

Illustration of a school of fish, great for a subtle suggestion of fish on blue background

Fish school-3

Illustration of a school of fish, great for a subtle suggestion of fish on blue background

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Fish school-3

Bottom view illustration of a female Great Frigatebird. It is a large dispersive seabird in the frigatebird family. Major nesting populations are found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, as well as a population in the South Atlantic

Fregata minor (Great Frigatebird)

Bottom view illustration of a female Great Frigatebird. It is a large dispersive seabird in the frigatebird family. Major nesting populations are found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, as well as a population in the South Atlantic

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Fregata minor (Great Frigatebird)

Illustration of Gymnomyza samoensis (Ma'o Ma'o), which is endemic to Samoa and American Samoa. It is classified Endangered by the IUCN, most likely due to habitat loss, and the introduction of rats and other predators to the islands

Gymnomyza samoensis (Ma'o Ma'o)

Illustration of Gymnomyza samoensis (Ma'o Ma'o), which is endemic to Samoa and American Samoa. It is classified Endangered by the IUCN, most likely due to habitat loss, and the introduction of rats and other predators to the islands

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Gymnomyza samoensis (Ma'o Ma'o)

Haemulon plumierii, the white grunt or common grunt, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Haemulidae native to the western Atlantic Ocean

Haemulon plumierii (White Grunt)

Haemulon plumierii, the white grunt or common grunt, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Haemulidae native to the western Atlantic Ocean

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Haemulon plumierii (White Grunt)

Native to India, introduced to Hawaii Island in 1883 (via Jamaica, where it was also introduced), then introduced to Maui, Molokai, and Oahu; none were introduced on the island of Kauai. Mongoose were imported by the sugar industry to control rats in cane fields. This infamous mistake was made without much knowledge about mongoose. Mongoose, which are active during the day, did not control the rats because the rats are primarily active at night

Herpestes javanicus (Small Asian Mongoose)

Native to India, introduced to Hawaii Island in 1883 (via Jamaica, where it was also introduced), then introduced to Maui, Molokai, and Oahu; none were introduced on the island of Kauai. Mongoose were imported by the sugar industry to control rats in cane fields. This infamous mistake was made without much knowledge about mongoose. Mongoose, which are active during the day, did not control the rats because the rats are primarily active at night

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Herpestes javanicus (Small Asian Mongoose)

The lined seahorse lives in the Atlantic Ocean as far north as Canada and as far south as the Caribbean, Mexico, and Venezuela. It swims in an erect position and uses its dorsal and pectoral fins for guidance while swimming. Lined seahorses feed mainly on minute crustaceans and brine shrimp, which they suck in through their snout.

Hippocampus erectus (Lined Seahorse)

The lined seahorse lives in the Atlantic Ocean as far north as Canada and as far south as the Caribbean, Mexico, and Venezuela. It swims in an erect position and uses its dorsal and pectoral fins for guidance while swimming. Lined seahorses feed mainly on minute crustaceans and brine shrimp, which they suck in through their snout.

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Hippocampus erectus (Lined Seahorse)

The Baltimore Oriole commonly occurs in eastern North America as a migratory breeding bird. Smaller and more slender than an American Robin, Baltimore Orioles are medium-sized, sturdy-bodied songbirds with thick necks and long legs. Look for their long, thick-based, pointed bills, a hallmark of the blackbird family they belong to

Icterus galbula (Baltimore Oriole)

The Baltimore Oriole commonly occurs in eastern North America as a migratory breeding bird. Smaller and more slender than an American Robin, Baltimore Orioles are medium-sized, sturdy-bodied songbirds with thick necks and long legs. Look for their long, thick-based, pointed bills, a hallmark of the blackbird family they belong to

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Icterus galbula (Baltimore Oriole)

The Hawaiian Hoary Bat, known as ‘ope‘ape‘a in Hawai'i, has a heavy fur coat that is brown and gray, and ears tinged with white, giving it a frosted or

Lasirus cinereus semotus (Hawaiian Hoary Bat)

The Hawaiian Hoary Bat, known as ‘ope‘ape‘a in Hawai'i, has a heavy fur coat that is brown and gray, and ears tinged with white, giving it a frosted or "hoary" look. It is believed to be related to the North American hoary bat and it is the only native land mammal of Hawai‘i. ‘Ope‘ape‘a populations are believed to be threatened by habitat loss, pesticides, predation, and roost disturbance. Its decline may be primarily due to the reduction of tree cover in historic times

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Lasirus cinereus semotus (Hawaiian Hoary Bat)

The wild turkey is the the same species as the domestic turkey, a large poultry bird that was domesticated by the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica at least 2,000 years ago. Turkey meat is a popular form of poultry, and domestic turkeys are raised throughout temperate parts of the world as livestock

Meleagris gallopavo (Wild turkey)

The wild turkey is the the same species as the domestic turkey, a large poultry bird that was domesticated by the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica at least 2,000 years ago. Turkey meat is a popular form of poultry, and domestic turkeys are raised throughout temperate parts of the world as livestock

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Meleagris gallopavo (Wild turkey)

The northern kingfish or northern kingcroaker, is a species of marine fish in the family Sciaenidae (commonly known as the

Menticirrhus saxatilis (Northern Kingfish)

The northern kingfish or northern kingcroaker, is a species of marine fish in the family Sciaenidae (commonly known as the "drum" or "croaker" family). It lives in the shallow coastal waters of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico

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Menticirrhus saxatilis (Northern Kingfish)

The Black-crowned Night Heron is found in wetland habitats used for foraging and terrestrial vegetation for cover. They nest in groups

Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night Heron)

The Black-crowned Night Heron is found in wetland habitats used for foraging and terrestrial vegetation for cover. They nest in groups

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Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night Heron)

Illustration of Panthera leo (Lion) male

Panthera leo (Lion) : male

Illustration of Panthera leo (Lion) male