Get Up-Close-And-Personal With Elk and Bison At Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge In Nebraska
Nebraska is home to many unique species of flora and fauna. Many of the native species that once roamed the vast lands of the Cornhusker State are now in danger of disappearing from our state forever. That’s why places like Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge are working to preserve our wildlife for generations to come. You’ll want to visit Fort Niobrara, in Valentine, Nebraska, to get up-close looks at bison, elk, and even prairie dogs!
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Have you visited Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge? Did you get a close look at the buffalo or elk? What other amazing thing did you see in the wilds of Nebraska? Tell us in the comments below. Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service website for more information about the wildlife refuge.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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