Animals & Insects

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Fauna

Animals

Bear: American Black Bear
Bobcat: Lynx Rufus
Frog: Sierran Tree Frog
Grizzly Bear Extinction
Newt: Sierra Newt 
Pill Bug – Heavy Metal Detector of the Underworld
Quail: California Quail
Salmon: Chinook Salmon and Steelhead
Turkey Vulture

Insects

Cuckoo Wasp
Dragonflies & Damselflies
Fleas and Disease During the California Gold Rush
Mountain Pine Beetle
Spiders

Resources:

Animals

Audubon Guide to California Birds
California Amphibians – Joyce Gross Photography (toads)
California Birds – Joyce Gross Photography
California Reptiles – Joyce Gross Photography (snakes, turtles & lizards)
Nevada County Resource Conservation District – Local Mammal Wildlife

Insects

Arthropods of Nevada County – Joyce Gross Photography (spider, beetle & fly photos)
California non-oak Galls – Joyce Gross Photography
Essig Museum of Entomology – UC Berkeley (bug identification)
Gall Wasps – BugGuide.net
UC Davis Bohart Museum of Entomology (bugs)
BugGuide.net

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