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Chautauqua Hills

Location of region within the state: 

Sample of things you would see if you visit this region of the state: 
Photo captions from the gray box on the wall panel are re-created below: 

EVENING LIGHT ON THE PRAIRIE. Rock outcrops in these hills make fields more suited for pastureland than crops. James Nedresky.

WILD TURKEY (Meleagris gallopavo). Wild turkeys roost in trees in eastern Kansas woodlands. Mike Blair, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism.

RED MILKWEED BEETLE (Tetraopes tetrophthalmus). Found throughout Kansas, this longhorn beetle feeds on milkweed, which gives toxic protection from predators. Greg Kramos, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

RED FOX (Vulpes vulpes). Red foxes are the world's most commonly distributed carnivore, often seen in eastern Kansas. Ronald Laubenstein, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

EASTERN REDBUD (Cercis canadensis). This understory tree brightens mixed forests with spring blooms on bare twigs. Dcrjsr, Creative Commons.

CANEY RIVER. Part of the Arkansas River drainage basin, the stream originates in Elk County and flows south into Oklahoma. David Hepworth, Creative Commons.

RACCOON (Procyon loto). Native to North America, raccoons thrive between woodland and grassland and adapt well to human environments. Robert Burton, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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