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Click on each picture to see more !

The state of Kansas has chosen many different things for official symbols,
including a variety of animals and plants.
Click on the pictures above to learn more about each one!

Kansas also has a state soil, the Harney Silt Loam,
which covers 4 million acres of the western part of the state. 
To learn more about it, click here Click here for info on the Harney Silt Loam!
(This is a 68K pdf file created by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.)

For more information about the Kansas State Symbols,
see the Kansas State Historical Society website.

Got them all memorized?
Then take the Kansas State Symbols Quiz!.

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Questions or comments?  Send Email to Jim Mason Spidey
Or write us at: 
Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th Street North
Wichita, KS 67220-2200             Call:  316-683-5499            Fax:  316-688-9555