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This week’s Amazing Species is the dainty little Beira, a little known antelope that lives in the arid stony hills of Somaliland, Somalia and southern Djibouti. Photo by AWWP - Catrin Hammer

Scimitar-horned oryx are all but extinct in the #wild, yet they are one of the most common antelope species in zoos.

The Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is this week’s Amazing Species! Did you know they eat mostly fruit? Photo © Edu Fortes

This week’s Amazing Species is the Sumatran Orangutan. It has been estimated that the population of this magnificent species has declined by 80% over the past 75 years. It is protected by law in Indonesia but logging of its forest habitats continues. Photo by Thomas Marent

This Amazing Species is the Great Hammerhead Shark (Sphyrna mokarran) which is found around the world in warm termperate and tropical waters. Photo © Karl Dietz

The beautiful Bush Dog is listed as ‘Near Threatened’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It lives in social groups in Central and South America. Photo © Hudson Garcia

I'll boop your nose! Two 14-week-old clouded leopard cubs, Riki-san and Haui-san, recently debuted in the nursery.