• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

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Nature and Science

Searching for microbes in Wind Cave

NPS Photo

In 2002 a microbiologist started a project to look for DNA (an indicator of microbial activity) in the corrosion residue and manganese deposits in Wind Cave.

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Field Milkvetch

The Field Milkvetch has a colorful flower which is often overlooked because it tends to grow hidden in the grass. Color can vary to reddish-purple. More...