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In 1955, bobcats were found mostly in coastal and mountain counties. Since then their range has expanded to include all the state's one hundred counties.
Sea turtle strandings along the coast increased from 277 in 1990 to 503 in 1996. Scientists have yet to find a definitive answer for this. Theories range from natural occurrences to human impact on the environment.
The Albemarle Region Canoe Trails system, which meanders through 200 miles of ten northeastern counties, offers canoeing enthusiasts scenic viewing on twenty-nine waterways.
Pfiesteria, found in coastal waters, is toxic, elusive, and responsible for many fish kills. Parke Rublee, professor of biology an UNC-G, is developing a gene probe to locate the organism wherever it hides in the environment.
Riding the air currents harnessed to a hang glider is as close to having wings as humans can come. Author Daun Daemon experiences the thrill of hang gliding off Jockey's Ridge on the Outer Banks.
The author’s great-uncle is John Foster West, noted folklorist. Daemon recalls the traditions in her own family, especially the ones noted by “Uncle John.”