One of the more striking species we work with, the beautifully patterned Radiated Tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) is listed as Critically Endangered due to domestic and international exploitation.
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Here’s looking at you, Denver (and San Fran and Istanbul and London and Stockholm and Bandung and a few others)
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Hoppy International Rabbit Day! This Chinese bronze is titled Figure of a hare seated on its haunches and dates to the Tang dynasty (618–907).
Mud Bithynia (Bithynia tentaculata)
Also known as the common bithynia or faucet snail, the mud bithynia is a species of freshwater birthyniid snail which boasts a palearctic distribution, but has been introduced into several areas in North America. Mud bityhnia typically inhabit slow-running freshwater habitats (like streams and lakes) where they will forage in the substrate for a variety of aquatic plant matter.