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Endangered Species… What can we do? [393 KB] Louisiana’s Past: The Border of a Canebrake
Loss of habitat and extinct species… Is it really happening? [500 KB] Louisiana’s Past: In a virgin bottomland forest
The plants and animals of Louisiana’s prairie. [310 KB] Louisiana’s Past: The Louisiana prairie long ago
Louisiana’s wetlands are threatened! What can we do to save them? [611 KB] Louisiana’s Present: Waterfowl in a Louisiana marsh
The climate is changing! What are the consequences for our coastal islands? [516 KB] Louisiana’s Present: Bird life on a coastal island
Watch out! Invasive species are on the loose in Louisiana! [348 KB] Louisiana’s Present: A heronry in South Louisiana
The wonderful wonders of the rainforests! [636 KB]  In the World: At the edge of the Rainforest”
The life and adaptation of desert plants and animals. [418 KB] In the World: The great southwestern desert
Discovering mountain plants and animals and their adaptations. [579 KB] In the World: The Rockies above Timberline
The amazing world of birds in Louisiana! What are the basics for recognizing them? [446 KB] The Hall of Birds
What do you know about tigers? [407 KB] Mike I, the first LSU Bengal tiger
It is a bug’s life in the South! All about insects. [549 KB] Insects
The low down on snakesssssssss. [497 KB] Venomous and non-venomous Snakes of Louisiana 
Bear necessities: Basic facts on three species of bears.[358 KB] Polar Bear, Brown Bear, and the Canebrake
Who is ready to become a paleontologist? [576 KB] Allosaurus
The most common Ice Age vertebrate fossils in Louisiana… Mastodons![486 KB]  
What was your favorite subject at the MNS? Can you draw its picture? [93 KB]  
Do you know your ABCs? Lets test it with our SCAVENGER HUNT! [134 KB]
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