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Image of an American burying beetle

Beetles, Chickens, Cows and Quail

Seemingly unrelated critters share a special prairie landscape in Southwest Missouri.

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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

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flathead catfish

Big catfish roam in lightly fished streams

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

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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