Dan Zarlenga

Timber Rattlesnake, Animal Portrait. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)

3 Species of Poisonous Snakes in St. Louis

Dan Zarlenga, with the Missouri Department of Conservation, says the state has five species of poisonous snakes, and three of them are in the St. Louis area.


Red-eyed, black-bodied periodical cicadas emerge in large broods every 13 to 17 years, depending on the brood. (Courtesy of the MDC)

Two Groups of Cicadas Ready to Emerge Across Missouri

If you weren’t around for the huge emergence of 13-year cicadas in 2011 because they weren’t present in your part of the state, you may have an opportunity to witness a noisy encore this time around.


Osage copperhead photo by Tom R. Johnson, herpetologist, Missouri Department of Conservation.

Is Missouri Known For Snake Attacks?

Conservation Department spokesman says deadly bites are rare in the state


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TIAM: Race For The Oval Office, Assets And Liabilities & Wild Animals In Missouri

CNN’s Candy Crowley joined us today. We found where IL and MO stand when it comes to assets and liabilities. Finally, what’s with all the wild animals showing up?


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Venison From Deer Hunters Stocking Area Pantries

Last year, about 5,700 hunters took deer to food banks, providing more than 300,000 pounds of venison.


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