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Arkansas River

Red Fox

Red Fox
Vulpes vulpes
(Order Carnivora; Family Canidae)

Day Lily

Day Lily
Hemerocallis fulva
(Order:  Liliales, Family: Liliaceae)

Eastern Fox Squirrel

Eastern Fox Squirrel
Sciurus niger
(Order:  Rodentia, Family:  Sciuridae)


Bobcat

Bobcat
Lynx rufus
(Order Carnivora; Family Felidae)

Canada Goose

Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
(Order:  Anseriformes, Family:  Anatidae)

Description:  This goose is one of the most easily identifiable and most recognized birds in Kansas due to its wide range and familiarity.  The Canada Goose has a black head and neck, white chinstrap, a light tan to cream breast, and brown back.  It has a long neck, large body, large webbed feet, and a wide, flat bill. Body length is approximately 29.9–43.3 in, wingspan is 50–66.9 in and weight is about 105.8–317.5 oz.

Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis
(Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cardinalidae)

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