• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Fish

Common Name Scientific Name
Brook trout Salvenlinus fontinalis
White sucker Catostomus commersoni
Longnose dace Rhinichthys cataractae
Fathead minnow Pimephales promelas
Creek chub Semotilus atromaculatus
Mountain sucker Catostomus platyrhychus


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.