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The Expedition travels 32 miles down Missouri River to a pleasant camp named Plumb camp on their outbound journey. The rest of the day is spent hunting pronghorn, mule deer, prairie dog, and black-billed magpie to preserve as specimens.

our Situation is pleasent a high bottom thinly timbered and covered with low grass without misquitors.

William Clark

River side meadow near Oacoma

Grassy river bank with tall shrubs and small trees

Sent out Serjt. Pryor, Shields, Go. Gibson, Willard and Collins to hunt in the plains up Corvus Creek for the Antilope and Mule deer

William Clark

Pronghorn, Antilocapra americana

Animal with two straight horns laying on a sandbar

Photo by MONGO who has released it to the public domain.

Sent out Bratten and Frazier to kill the barking Squirel, and Gave directions to all of them to kill the Magpye
we precured two of the barking Squirels only.

William Clark

Black-tailed prairie dog, Cynomys ludovicianus

Two large, furry rodents

Photo by MONGO who has released it to the public domain.