• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Beetles and True Bugs

Beetles

Common Name Family
Lady Bug Beetle Coccinellids
Dung Beetle Scarabaeidae

True Bugs

Common Name Family
Hemipetera Hemipetera


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.