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Image of alligator snapping turtle, dorsal view

Alligator Snapping Turtle, Dorsal View

Alligator snapping turtle, dorsal view.

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Image of alligator snapping turtle, ventral view

Alligator Snapping Turtle, Ventral View

Alligator snapping turtle, ventral view.

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Photo of an unknown amanita mushroom with a yellow cap

Amanita (Unknown Species)

Eating only a tiny amount of a poisonous amanita species can be deadly. Experienced mushroom hunters avoid amanitas for this reason. Identification can be difficult. Don't eat any parasol-shaped mushrooms with white gills. Several experienced mushroom hunters asked to identify the one in this picture cannot say for sure what it is.

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American Woodcock

A migratory species, American woodcock visit Missouri in the fall and spring on their way to and from their wintering grounds in the southeastern states.

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Some dead or dying cypress trees at Allred Lake are 500 years old.

Ancient Snag

Annual growth rings prove the oldest trees at Allred Lake date back more than 500 years.

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