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Beetles, Chickens, Cows and Quail

Image of an American burying beetle
Seemingly unrelated critters share a special prairie landscape in Southwest Missouri. More

Big cat in Northland is bobcat, not mountain lion

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A close look reveals to biologists that this wild feline is clearly a bobcat More

Big catfish roam in lightly fished streams

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flathead catfish
Anglers willing to do some paddling can enjoy a solitary experience and the chance to catch a trophy catfish. More

Black Bear Track

Black Bear Track
This black bear track was found on June 5 in Vernon County by Conservation Agent Justin Fogle after citizens reported sighting it. The bear has apparently moved north into Bates County. More

Black Hickory

Carya texana
This tree is also called the Ozark pignut hickory. Its nut, like that of the pignut hickory (Carya glabra), has a tough husk that is doggone hard to crack. Because rural Ozarkers noticed their rooting hogs had no trouble extracting the sweet kernels, both species came to be called "pignut hickories." More

blackeyed susan

blackeyed susan
Colorful wildflowers bloom on Missouri’s prairies in June, attracting bugs, birds and photographers. Here, a ladybug crawls on a blackeyed Susan. More

Blue catfish survey

Blue catfish survey
MDC biologists conduct a blue catfish survey related to proposed slot regulation at Truman Lake and Lake of the Ozarks. More

Blue catfish survey

Blue catfish survey
MDC biologists conduct a blue catfish survey related to proposed slot regulation at Truman Lake and Lake of the Ozarks. More