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Lewis & Clark as Naturalists
The Collection: Locality Information Lewis and Clark as Naturalists
Locality Name:
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County , Kansas

At the Kansas River and beyond

Distance from Camp Dubois: 366 miles


Species Encountered:
icon-1 Conuropsis carolinensis
Carolina Parakeet
June 26, 1804
Near the Kansas River

Imagine the complete disappearance of the robin.  The memories of this common song bird removed from the landscape would be haunting....  more>>

icon-3 Canis lupus
Gray Wolf
July 1, 1804

Like the domestic dogs that descended from them, these carnivores are extraordinarily social.  Hunting in packs, wolves were a constant around the large ...  more>>

icon-3 Castor canadensis
Beaver
July 3, 1804
icon-4 Ampelopsis cordata Michx.
heartleaf peppervine
September 14, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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At the Kansas River and beyond
Distance from Camp Dubois: 366 miles



 
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