• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Beetle Family Scarabaeidae - Dung Beetle

Dung Beetle - Beetle Family Scarabaeidae
Dung Beetle - Beetle Family Scarabaeidae
NPS Photo by Tom Kopp

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.