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Alligator Gar

Alligator Gar

Alligator gar have been reported at 10 feet long and weighing up to 350 pounds. However, the fish MDC stocks fit in the palms of biologists' hands. (Photo by AJ Hendershott)

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Alligator gar restored to Bootheel conservation areas

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Alligator Snapping Turtle

Video of alligator snapping turtles in the wild.

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Image of alligator snapping turtle

Alligator Snapping Turtle

Macrochelys temminckii
In Missouri, alligator snapping turtles are protected, and it is illegal to harvest them.

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Allred Lake

Allred Lake

Allred Lake is an example of what settlers to "swampeast" Missouri would have viewed.

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Illustration of American beech leaves and nuts.

American Beech

Fagus grandifolia
Limited in our state to well-drained, sandy soils in southeast Missouri, American beech is an impressive tree that has provided Americans with wood for a variety of uses, from furniture to toys to fuel to beer barrels!

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