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Photo of a male greater prairie-chicken in courtship display

Greater Prairie-Chicken (Displaying Male)

Now endangered in Missouri, prairie-chickens breed from March through May. Cocks visit booming grounds (leks), where they dance, call, and fight among themselves. Hens visit the lek and select the most fit mate; mating occurs on the lek during April.

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photo of river otter

River Otter

Photo of river otter.

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MDC personnel put a radio collar on a recently born calf.

2012 Elk Arrival - Radio-Collared Calf

MDC staff put a radio collar on a recently born calf. The calf was born in Kentucky before transportation, with its mother, to Missouri.  In this photo, from left to right, MDC staff Steve Crider and Jake Rieken, MDC Director Bob Ziehmer and MDC Resource Scientist Lonnie Hansen.

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Turkey hunting with decoys

2013 spring turkey harvest ticks up another notch

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Hunters’ ability to top last year’s harvest in spite of dismal hunting conditions indicates a continuing rebound of Missouri’s wild turkey flock.

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2014 Archery Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations

Find dates, hours, permits, limits, and methods for Missouri's archery deer and turkey hunting.

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