New Designs from Fall 2017

Altamira Oriole

117C Altamira Oriole

A brightly colored oriole that lives primarily south of the United States but their range reaches into south Texas where they are a common sight.

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Varied Thrush

118C Varied Thrush

Commonly heard and not so easily seen in the cool old forests of the Northwest, these birds sing in hauntingly long single pitch notes.

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Downy Woodpecker

123 Downy Woodpecker

Our smallest woodpecker and widely distributed crossed almost all North America. They love backyards and feeders as much as our wild areas.

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Red-Cockaded Woodpecker

124 Red-Cockaded Woodpecker

(Paired with the Longleaf Pine Community.) A habitat specialist this woodpecker is exclusively associated with the Long Leaf Pine savannas characteristic of the Southeast coastal plains.

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Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher

222 Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher

A common summer resident of the South Mid-west prairies and fields. These birds are beautiful to watch as they float on breezes maneuvering with their log forked tails.

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Prairie Chicken

261 Prairie Chicken

A large ground bird of the Midwest prairies threatened with the loss of these natural grasslands to crops and grazing. The males inflate orange sacs on their necks to attract females.

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Rusty Patched Bumblebee

439 Rusty Patched Bumblebee

This bumblebee is newly added to the Endangered Species list because it’s population is in decline. The likely reason for this decline is the loss of tall grass prairies and wildflower habitats of the Midwest. Our bee design is shown with Purple Prairie Clover.

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Cougar With Cubs

525A Cougar with Kittens

This new cougar design will replace our classic cougar head with paw design.

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Florida Panther

525B Florida Panther

Same as 525A with Florida Panther labeled on the display card along with a palmetto habitat.

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552 Coatimundi

A funny mammal that may remind one of both a monkey and a raccoon. They live primarily in Mexico and Central America but their rage extends into southern Arizona and Texas

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Garibaldi Fish

634 Garibaldi Fish

This colorful inhabitant to the kelp forest is the California state salt water fish. The adults are bright orange and the juveniles yellow to orange with bright blue spots.

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Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

664 Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

The most endangered of all the sea turtle species with a distribution centered in the Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic seaboard. Females synchronize their nesting so that most all come ashore at the same time and locations which was a dramatic sight when the nesting sea turtles numbered in the 10’s of 1000’s. This is an effort to assure some eggs will survive predation which worked until people starting taking larger quantities.

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