One of the most common butterflies in North America, the pearl crescent’s dainty size keeps it from garnering the attention given to larger species. But look closely, and you’ll be impressed by its intricate beauty.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources.
We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.
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