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Lewis & Clark as Naturalists
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Locality Name:
Yellowstone at Missouri - Mouth of the Yellowstone river
McKenzie County , North Dakota

Species Encountered:
icon-3 Ovis canadensis
Bighorn Sheep
April 26, 1805

In Lewis' home state, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the only native, hooved mammal is the white-tailed deer.  Along the Missouri and Columbia rivers,...  more>>

icon-1 Sterna forsteri
Forster's Tern
August 7, 1806
On Missouri just above the mouth of the Yellowstone river


Journal Entries:
At the mouth of the Yellowstone River

 
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