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Party in the grass

Prairie plants and insects

The grasslands buzz with often unseen biodiversity. This medley of wildlife images offers a dizzying look at the insects and plants that contribute to the ecosystem of the Northern Great Plains.

American Bumblebee

American bumblebee

Jade clubtail dragonfly

Jade clubtail dragonfly

Red-belted bumblebee

Red-belted bumblebee

Two-striped grasshopper

Two-striped grasshopper

Plains prickly pear cactus

Plains prickly pear cactus

Platte thistle

Platte thistle

Large-flowered beardtongue

Large-flowered beardtongue

Western wallflower

Western wallflower

Beardtongue

Beardtongue

Purple coneflower

Purple coneflower

Big sand tiger beetle

Big sand tiger beetle

Woodhouse's toad

Woodhouse's toad

Prairie fence lizard

Prairie fence lizard

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World Wildlife magazine provides an inspiring, in-depth look at the connections between animals, people and our planet. Published quarterly by WWF, the magazine helps make you a part of our efforts to solve some of the most pressing issues facing the natural world.

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