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  1. Prairie Dog

    Watch for the prairie dog to pop out of its desert burrow, and learn about its dramatic population reduction. Learn More
  2. Franklin's Prairie Squirrel (1)

    Pop into the underground winter home of this prairie-dwelling cousin of the gopher. Learn More
  3. Prairie Life

    A prairie is a unique ecological system that supports diverse plants and animals that depend upon each other for survival. Take a nature walk around your school to predict what plants' root systems look like underground and compare them with the prairie plant specimens in this box. Examine prairie mammals and birds up close to connect their physical characteristics with the prairie ecosystem. A few items in some of these boxes are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and may only be borrowed by educational institutions that are open to the general public and are non-profit (such as a public or charter school), but may not be borrowed by private individuals or institutions without a special permit. If you have any questions about whether you or your institution qualify to borrow this box without a permit, please contact us. Learn More
  4. Red Fox (Sitting Adult)

    As a member of the dog family, this fox eats small rodents and rabbits, and is known for his craftiness. Learn More
  5. Eastern Meadowlark

    Observe the plaintive song of the Meadowlark, who frequents Illinois's open prairies in summer. This handsome bird can often be found perched atop a fence, uttering its peculiar metallic notes. This bird is subject to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and remains under the stewardship of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It can be borrowed for wildlife conservation, ecology, biology, scientific, or educational purposes. There may be limits on other, non-educational uses. Please contact us if you have any questions. Learn More
  6. Red Fox (Playful Cub)

    Look at this prairie-dwelling red fox cub! As a member of the dog family, he eats small rodents and rabbits, and is known for his craftiness. Learn More
  7. Franklin's Prairie Squirrel (2)

    Pop into the underground winter home of this prairie-dwelling cousin of the gopher. Learn More
  8. Illinois Plains Pocket Gopher

    Burrow into an underground gopher's nest and learn about the intricate tunneling system it uses to find and store food. Learn More
  9. Red Fox (Walking Adult)

    As a member of the dog family, this fox eats small rodents and rabbits, and is known for his craftiness. Learn More
  10. Red Fox (Sitting Cub)

    Look at this prairie-dwelling red fox cub! As a member of the dog family, he eats small rodents and rabbits, and is known for his craftiness. Learn More

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