• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Moths

Common Name Scientific Name
Black Witch Ascalapha odorata
Cecropia Hyalophora cecropia
Juanita Spinx Prospinus gaurae
Snowberry Clearwing Hummingbird Moth Hemaris diffinis
Tent Caterpillar Moth Family Lasiocampidae
White-lined Sphinx Hyles lineata

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.