• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Beetle Family Coccinellids - Lady Bugs

Lady Bug Beetles on Juniperus scopulorum - Beetle Family Coccinellids
Lady Bug Beetles on Juniperus scopulorum - Beetle Family Coccinellids
Click picture for a close-up of a Lady Bug
NPS Photo by John Tyers

Did You Know?

fire on the prairie

Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.