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Spotted Treefrog (Hypsiboas punctatus) in Oiapoque, northern Brazilian Amazon. © Fábio Maffei

Young black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) in the Urucauá River, in Oiapoque, northern Brazilian Amazon. © Fábio Maffei

Chorus frog in Griffith Prairie, Nebraska. © Chris Helzer/TNC

A Calling frog (Hyla microcephala) in Brazil, South America. © Dante Fenolio

A Bobtail Lizard or Shingletail Lizard (Tiliqua rugosa) at the Gondwana Link project area of south Western Australia, which contains an amazing 25 percent of the country’s plant species. © Ami Vitale

Green iguana in Guyana. © Tim Boucher/TNC

A Common Reed Frog (Hyperolius viridiflavus) in Kenya. © Tim Boucher/TNC

A regal horned lizard (Phrynosoma solare) in Arizona. © Paul Berquis

A tree frog photographed in the tropical forest of the Talamanca-Bribri Indigenous Territory, Costa Rica. © Sergio Pucci/TNC

Plains gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis) is a non-venomous snake indigenous to North America, photographed in Chris Helzer's backyard; Aurora, Nebraska. © Chris Helzer/TNC

A red-legged frog near Circle Creek along the Oregon Coast. © Michael Durham

"Blue Jeans" strawberry poison-dart frog (Dendrobates pumilio) at Reserva Forestal Earth (Earth Forest Reserve), located in the Caribbean plains of Costa Rica. © Sergio Pucci/TNC

Toad and toadstool at Mount Porte Crayon in the Roaring Plains Wilderness of the Monongahela National Forest of West Virginia. © Kent Mason

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