The lesser prairie chicken is a species of grouse with feathered feet and striped plumage. Once plentiful in the Great Plains, its habitat has shrunk by more than 80 percent since the 19th century.
The lesser prairie chicken is a species of grouse with feathered feet and striped plumage. Once plentiful in the Great Plains, its habitat has shrunk by more than 80 percent since the 19th century. Michael Pearce File photo
The lesser prairie chicken is a species of grouse with feathered feet and striped plumage. Once plentiful in the Great Plains, its habitat has shrunk by more than 80 percent since the 19th century. Michael Pearce File photo

U.S. Senate votes not to remove lesser prairie chicken from ‘threatened' list

January 29, 2015 10:42 AM