Where the Buffalo Roam: Nature in Iowa

Sawttooth Sunflower

There they were, the first wild American Bison I’d seen, grazing on the tallgrass prairie. And tallgrass it was, as the five feet tall beasts appeared as dark humps among the riotous brown stalks. The iconic American symbols grazed slowly, their calves appearing almost as pointillist images below the waving stems. Iowa is almost one …

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