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Lewis and Clark as Naturalists

presents flora and fauna as they described it on their 3,700-mile journey launched in St. Louis in May 1804. Follow the Lewis and Clark trail using an interactive map, or browse the collection of plants, birds, mammals, reptiles, fish, and amphibians by category. (Smithsonian Institution)

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Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) (Photo © Stephen Dowlan)

Dryocopus pileatus

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