Wildlife Profile / Cui-Ui

Wildlife Profile / Cui-Ui

Cui-Ui   The cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately (21 in) and...

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Wildlife Profile / Sage Grouse

Wildlife Profile / Sage Grouse

  SCIENTIFIC NAME: Centrocercus urophasianus CLASSIFICATION: Small game bird SIZE: Up to 8 pounds - 26-30" DESCRIPTION:  Sage grouse are the largest of the North American grouse species. The throat is black with a white collar; yellow-orange eyebrow. Spike-like...

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Pat McCarran

Pat McCarran

We have named roads and airports in his honor, but most Nevadans don’t know who Pat McCarran was. I have heard and read many stories about Pat McCarran over the years; I hope the stories you are about to read will give you an insight to who and what Pat McCarran was.

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Wildlife Profile / Mule Deer

Wildlife Profile / Mule Deer

  SCIENTIFIC NAME: Odocoileus hemionus  CLASSIFICATION: Big game mammal SIZE: Weight: 125-330 lbs. Length with tail: 50-85" Shoulder Height: 3-3.5" DESCRIPTION:  The mule deer has large ears (like those of a mule) and tan to reddish brown fur in summer, grayish...

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Wildlife Profile / Pygmy Rabbit

Wildlife Profile / Pygmy Rabbit

Scientific Name: Brachylagus idahoensis Classification: small mammal Size: Body length - about 9 to 11 ½ inches 
Weight - approximately 1 pound Description: The fur is brown to slate gray in color, depending on the season. The ears are short with a white margin, and...

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Wildlife Profile / Chukar

Wildlife Profile / Chukar

  Chukar Alectoris chukar Order: Galliformes Family: Phasianidae Status: Fairly common.   General Description The Chukar is a medium-sized bird. It is a pale-colored, but boldly patterned bird. The bird's red bill and legs contrast with its pale gray...

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Raquel Welch at the Genoa Bar

Raquel Welch at the Genoa Bar

The Genoa Bar located in Genoa was established in 1853. It is Nevada’s oldest operating bar and is still one of Nevada’s favorite watering holes. Over the years the bar has been visited by many famous people. Among them, Mark Twain, Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, Carol Lombard, Clark Gable, John Wayne and hundreds more.

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