Content tagged with "St. Louis"

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle
A bald eagle takes a flight early in the morning, searching for fish along the Mississippi River in Clarksville, Mo. More

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle
A bald eagle takes a flight early in the morning, searching for fish along the Mississippi River in Clarksville, Mo. More

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle
A bald eagle takes a flight early in the morning, searching for fish along the Mississippi River in Clarksville, Mo. More

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle
A bald eagle takes flight early in the morning, searching for fish along the Mississippi River in Clarksville, Mo. More

Bald Eagle on Ice

Bald Eagle on ice
A bald eagle rests on floating ice on Mississippi River in Clarksville, Mo. More

Banded Sculpin

Image of a banded scuplin
Cottus carolinae
This rather strange-looking freshwater fish belongs to a family and an order whose members are mostly marine—and indeed, the banded sculpin looks quite a bit like its cousins, which sometimes end up in saltwater aquariums. More

Bellefontaine Cemetery holds three state champion trees

State Champion American Elm
One of St. Louis’ most famous and historic cemeteries is also a noteworthy community forest. More

Belted Crayfish

Image of a belted crayfish
Orconectes harrisoni
This medium-small, tan crayfish — found only in the Big River and its tributaries — has a distinctive pattern of alternating olive-green and reddish-brown bands on the abdominal segments. More

Black Carp

Mylopharyngodon piceus
This large, invasive carp from Asia eats mussels and snails and can damage populations of native mollusks. It is illegal to transport live black carp across state lines. More