Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge is located in a mountainous region of breathtaking views. Here you will find stunning wildlife viewing opportunities to see bison, elk and even herds of wild Texas longhorn cattle.
Photo: Laurence Parent
postmarked in 2010 with a 28 cent stamp
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Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, located in southwestern Oklahoma near Lawton, has protected unique wildlife habitats since 1901 and is the oldest managed wildlife facility in the United States Fish and Wildlife Service system. Measuring about 59,020 acres (238.8 km2), the Refuge hosts a great diversity of species: 806 plant species, 240 kinds of bird, 36 fish, and 64 reptiles and amphibians are present.