Captain Clark wrote:
A cool, fine evening. Mosquitoes very troublesome. The prairies contain cherries, apples, grapes, currants, raspberries, gooseberries, hazelnuts, and a great variety of plants and flowers not common to the U.S. What a field for a botanist and a naturalist!
—August 1, 1804
Lewis and Clark found these flora (plants) and fauna (animals) early in their explorations and sent them to President Jefferson from Fort Mandan in North Dakota.
In this game, you will be given eight clues. Guess which plant or animal the clue applies to, then click for the answer.
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The trail will lead you next to Idaho, where the explorers paddle some rough river waters.