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Video of elk in a natural setting.
A very large member of the deer family, elk are brown or tan above with darker underparts, with a thick neck and yellowish-brown rump patch and tail. Elk are being restored in three Ozark counties.
See how bat surveys help us manage bats and caves around the state.
Spring 2011 - Video of black bears at "hair snare" research sites in southern Missouri.
A key to successful trapping is to use the correct trap for the job. A trap should be large, powerful and fast enough to catch the coyote that activates it.
Video of mountain lions.
Video of a spotted skunk.
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.