Wyoming's Red Desert

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  • Aug 5 2010 3:18 PM

    MaryRose Lovgren

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In this resource, from the National Wildlife Federation Web site, learn about one of the last high-desert ecosystems in North America. Tucked away in southwestern Wyoming, the Red Desert offers refuge to the pronghorn antelope, the largest migratory herd in the lower 48 states, desert elk, and many species of rare birds. However, this region is under threat of oil and gas drilling. The desert also has a rich history with the native people of the region. Users can also link to several desert-related resources. Less

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