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    Featured Animals

    Middle American rattlesnake

    Found from northern Mexico to Central America, it was only separated by herpetologists from the South American Tropical Rattlesnake (Crotalus duris

    Mata mata turtle

    A resemblance to a pile of rotting leaves serves this reptile well. When unaware small fishes swim too close, they disappear instantly -- sucked in b

    Golden-headed manakin

    This species is obviously closely related to the Red-capped manakin and shares part of its range in Panama, but is mostly found in Northern South Amer

    Green and black poison dart frog

    From Panama and Colombia, this is one of the most familiar of the poison dart frogs in collections, and is considered comparatively easy to keep and b

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