Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area Article

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Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area
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Map showing the location of Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area
Map showing the location of Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area
Location of Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area in Wisconsin
Map showing the location of Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area
Map showing the location of Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area
Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area (the US)
Location Door, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 45°3′6″N 87°9′39″W / 45.05167°N 87.16083°W / 45.05167; -87.16083
KANGAROO LAKE STATE NATURAL AREA Latitude and Longitude:

45°3′6″N 87°9′39″W / 45.05167°N 87.16083°W / 45.05167; -87.16083
Area357 acres (144 ha)
Elevation600 ft (180 m) [1]
Established2002
Governing bodyWisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area is a nature sanctuary in Door County, Wisconsin, United States, located on and around Kangaroo Lake. [2] The land was designated a State Natural Area in 2002. Home to the endangered Hine's Emerald Dragonfly, it has the largest breeding population of the dragonfly in the world. [3] The area also provides recreational activities for the public. [2]

Species

Aerial view of Kangaroo Lake

Many species of plants, mammals, birds, and fish inhabit Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area.

Plants and trees [2]

Birds and mammals [2] [4]

Insects [2]

Fish [5]

References

  1. ^ "Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 2006-03-23. Retrieved 2011-03-18.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Kangaroo Lake State Natural Area". Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-03.
  3. ^ "Hines Dragonfly". Hinesdragonfly.org. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-08-03.
  4. ^ "Kangaroo Lake". Nature.org. Retrieved 2007-08-03.
  5. ^ "Fish of Kangaroo Lake". Lake-link. Retrieved 2007-08-03.

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