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Photo of elephant's foot closeup of flowers

Elephant’s Foot

Elephantopus carolinianus
You may not recognize elephant’s foot as a member of the daisy or sunflower family because it lacks petal-like ray florets. Also, it has unusual, doubly compound flower clusters. And how did it get its name, anyway?

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elktoe

Elktoe

Alasmidonta marginata
The elktoe is one of many Missouri mussels with a declining population.

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ellipse

Ellipse and Bleedingtooth

Venustaconcha ellipsiformis and V. pleasii
These small mussels use darters, a type of fish, as hosts for their young.

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Enjoy "Nature is Art" event at Runge Nature Center April 16

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Free family fun will include art demonstrations, activities, concert and lunch.

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Enjoy a Day with Wildlife at Eagle Bluffs on May 15

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Free family fun for everyone to include fishing, wildlife viewing, clay shooting and more.

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American Bald Eagle

Enjoy an Eagle Adventure at Runge Nature Center Jan. 28

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Missouri offers numerous opportunities in winter to watch eagles in the wild.

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Enjoy Nature is Art event at Runge Nature Center April 16

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Free family fun will include art demonstrations, activities, concert and lunch.

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