Lewis and Clark Expedition
Meriwether Lewis Records the Wildlife on His Expedition


August 5th 1804 Killed a serpent on the bank of the river adjoining a large prarie. Length from nose to tail–5’2″ Circumpherence in largest part–41/2 Number of scuta on belly–221 Do. on Tale–53 No pison teeth therefore think him perfectly inocent–eyes, center black with a border of pale brown yellow … Continue reading