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December 2010

Lycaon pictusMyrmecophaga tridactylaCentrocercus minimusPelargonium sidoidesChelonia mydasLeptodactylus fallaxRangifer tarandusPanthera tigrisCtenosaura bakeriMergus octosetaceusOkapia johnstoniGeonoma epetiolataGeothlypis beldingiTakakia ceratophyllaBalaenoptera acutorostrataPoecilotheria metallicaPrionailurus viverrinusBrookesia perarmataCatalaphyllia jardineiTapirus indicusAloe macraDipturus laevisDracaena cinnabariCuon alpinusPolposipus herculeanusFormicivora littoralisDiehliomyces microsporusAcinonyx jubatusLibellula jesseanaCenturio senexPachypodium windsorii

November 2010

Phyllomedusa ayeayeAilurus fulgensRhinoptera javanicaZamia restrepoiHippocampus comesNemosia roureiCasarea dussumieriNeamblysomus julianaeHalophila nipponicaAzuragrion grantiProtium attenuatumPyrrhula murinaVaranus komodoensisPseudoyersinia andreaeTremarctos ornatusDiacheopsis metallicaVandeleuria nilagiricaDioscorea strydomianaCuora yunnanensisMyzopoda auritaWollemia nobilisConepatus chingaAnomastraea irregularisProtoneura klugiZostera caespitosaPelecanus crispusZoogoneticus tequilaChlamyphorus truncatusEncephalartos whitelockiiBalaenoptera musculus

October 2010

Lepidothelphusa cognettiArtisornis moreauiChlorogomphus nakamuraiArnica montanaEquus ferus przewalskiiAndrias japonicusLasiorhinus krefftiiAcrostira euphorbiaeBos javanicusAptenodytes forsteriBombus frankliniHeliofungia actiniformisHeleophryne roseiSaguinus bicolorIxalidium transiensBretschneidera sinensisSphyrna lewiniGyps tenuirostrisGladiolus balensisGlyptemys muhlenbergiiLestodelphys halliZamia inermisMegalobulimus grandisCatagonus wagneriHeritiera globosaAddax nasomaculatusGlobonautes macropusNothotsuga longibracteataCyathopoma picardenseHapalemur alaotrensisMarsilea azorica

September 2010

Deinacrida mahoenuiHeteromirafra sidamoensisAcipenser sturioPriodontes maximusEuphorbia cedrorumChlamydephorus burnupiPipanacoctomys aureusEncephalartos hirsutusCraugastor milesiCeleus obrieniCryptomyces maximusHalichoeres socialisFissidens hydropogonPrionotropis hystrix rhodanicaLimnogale mergulusTerpsiphone corvinaPinus rzedowskiiPardofelis marmorataCadiscus aquaticusTulotoma magnificaAphanius saourensisPotamonautes lividusCotula myriophylloidesClarias cavernicolaProgomphus kimminsiNymphaea thermarumAtlapetes pallidicepsCyclura colleiOreochromis karongaePlagiodontia aedium

August 2010

Lamna nasusPlantago bismarckiiPhocoena sinusPalmatorappia solomonisBeatragus hunteriCeratogyrus paulseniDermatemys mawiiUebelmannia buiningiiPomarea nigraBurramys parvusPoronia punctataHimantura chaophrayaAmeerega cainarachiChelonoidis (nigra) abingdoniiCapricornis rubidusDypsis pembanaSomatochlora borisiPterapogon kauderniCycas micronesicaCynogale bennettiiIguana delicatissimaHoloaden bradeiSarcophilus harrisiiMedemia argunSqualus acanthiasChorthippus lacustrisHippocamelus bisulcusBabiana blandaChalcides parallelusDipodomys ingensBolitoglossa salvinii

July 2010

Puntius denisoniiEuphorbia tanaensisRhinopithecus avunculusPlatycnemis pembipesTrichechus senegalensisHippocampus erectusCinnamomum capparu-corondeOchotona iliensisBatagur trivittataAxis porcinusBalebreviceps hillmaniCarcharhinus longimanusVoanioala gerardiiRhynchocyon chrysopygusParacilacris periclitatusHuso husoHelarctos malayanusPhelsuma antanosySpruceanthus theobromaeNeurergus kaiseriMadagapotamon humbertiPorites luteaLanius newtoniCryosophila williamsiiMustela lutreolaNotogomphus maathaiaeCrocodylus mindorensisEcnomiohyla rabborumPristis zijsronVaranus mabitangOrcaella brevirostris

June 2010

Dryococelus australisDioon caputoiLaonastes aenigmamusSalmo salarMimus trifasciatusAipysurus foliosquamaPseudalopex fulvipesHyperolius thomensisMimetes stokoeiCryptoprocta feroxAndinagrion garrisoniAstrophytum caput-medusaeHaliotis cracherodiiSolenodon paradoxusAlauda razaePodocarpus nakaiiAmbystoma mexicanumCraseonycteris thonglongyaiAngraecum longicalcarStasimopus robertsiRhincodon typusOpuntia chaffeyiHeliopora coeruleaLama guanicoeErica verticillataPlatycypha auripesPseudibis davisoniSaiga tataricaEntomacrodus chapmaniEncephalartos latifrons

May 2010

Canis rufusAlytes muletensisStylophora pistillataEchinodium renauldiiAfrithelphusa monodosaZyzomys pedunculatusAdansonia grandidieriPodismopsis styriacaRafetus swinhoeiBradypus torquatusThuja sutchuenensisCetorhinus maximusTurbinicarpus alonsoiThamnophis gigasSarcogyps calvusCystophora cristataManglietia sinicaOrachrysops ariadneRhynchocyon udzungwensisAllium pskemenseOryx dammahAnaxyrus baxteriMyriocolea irrorataVanellus gregariusBruguiera hainesiiRousettus madagascariensisEpioblasma capsaeformisMetacnemis angustaDesmana moschataPithecophaga jefferyiLepidorrhachis mooreana

April 2010

Cyclura pinguisMobula mobularMammillaria herreraeSeychelleptus seychellarumEquus africanusEpinephelus itajaraLeiolopisma telfairiiPandanus pseudomontanusUrsus thibetanusGyps bengalensisPhyllospadix japonicusCrotalus catalinensisGryllus campestrisCaesalpinia echinataBlastocerus dichotomusAttalea crassispathaAythya innotataBrachyteles hypoxanthusRhinoderma darwiniiHelianthemum inaguaeAstrochelys yniphoraEctophylla albaSyncordulia legatorAdansonia rubrostipaNesoryzomys swarthiHoubaropsis bengalensisLepus flavigularisDiceros bicornisSphyrna mokarran

March 2010

Loxodonta africanaCheilinus undulatusSwietenia macrophyllaConraua goliathScaphophyllum speciosumMarmota vancouverensisSquatina squatinaMicrocycas calocomaEquus grevyiEpinephelus striatusDracaena dracoDeinacrida rugosaMyotis sodalisBupleurum kakiskalaeGocea ohridanaLepilemur septentrionalisLotus maculatusCentrolene balluxFitzroya cupressoidesPseudoryx nghetinhensisRamosmania rodriguesiiBostrychia bocageiHydrosaurus pustulatusArachis rigoniiCanis simensisDipturus batisCyclopes didactylusTelmatobius culeusRungwecebus kipunjiPseudemydura umbrinaRhinoptilus bitorquatus

February 2010

Platanista gangeticaAbies nebrodensisAsteropeia micrasterChoeropsis liberiensisQuercus hintoniiArabitragus jayakariAlligator sinensisZeus olympiusCalendula maritimaSterna bernsteiniMinyobates steyermarkiBubalus mindorensisHyaena brunneaHalophila beccariiGallicolumba platenaeAlsophis antiguaeMargaritifera margaritiferaEurynorhynchus pygmeusHyalinobatrachium ibamaMonachus schauinslandiErioderma pedicellatumTrachypithecus delacouriBiscutella rotgesiiTestudo kleinmanniAiluronyx trachygasterLeopardus colocoloWiddringtonia whytei Gyps indicus

January 2010

Eriocnemis nigrivestisCaracal aurataGallotia bravoanaApium bermejoiCaprimulgus noctitherusBison bonasus Dermochelys coriacea Porcula salvaniaLatimeria menadoensisAnguilla anguilla Tapirus pinchaque Acropora cervicornis Francolinus ochropectusPangasianodon gigasPhilautus steineriEubalaena glacialisPteropus livingstoniiEretmochelys imbricataMantella cowaniiDiomedea exulansCarcharodon carchariasElephas maximusAndrias davidianusAquilegia nuragicaHypogeomys antimenaNectophrynoides asperginisPentalagus furnessiAra glaucogularisHalophila bailloniiUrsus maritimusBarbourula kalimantanensis