Animals on the trail!

Lewis & Clark encountered many plants and animals on their westward expedition, some of them brand new to naturalists while others appeared to be variants on Eastern species. You can learn more about the plants and animals of the Corps of Discovery with a book from our Natural History category, or find a plush friend or collectible. Visit the Fort Clatsop Bookstore inside the Visitor Center at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park for the best selection. We add new items all the time! Open 9-5, seven days a week.

Here are the answers to the animal identification quiz in the Winter 2022 Fort Clatsop Report:

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