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South Dakota Quick Facts
- State Animal: Coyote
- State Dessert: Kuchen
- State Capital: Pierre
- State Drink: Milk
- State Fish: Walleye
- State Flower: American Pasque
Other South Dakota Facts
The faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln are carved into Mount Rushmore.
Bowdell is known for having the tallest water tower in South Dakota.
Mitchell, South Dakota is home of the world’s only Corn Palace.
The Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan was the first and oldest Dakota daily newspaper.
The U.S.S. South Dakota was the most decorated battleship during World War II.
Yankton was the original Dakota Territorial capital city.
South Dakota By the Numbers
Height of Mt. Rushmore
Estimated age of some South Dakota fossils.
Number of free-roaming bison in Custer State Park
Length of mapped passages in Wind Cave
Size of Badlands National Park