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With a beak that can reach three inches in length, the woodcock is a strange looking bird. Although their erratic flight pattern make them a tough bird to target, to a small number of North Carolina hunters, the woodcock is one of the most popular game-birds.
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Controversy swirls around the construction of the B. Everett Jordan Dam. Over 44,000 acres are involved in this U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project. Some of the finest wildlife habitat and farm land in the Piedmont, in addition to a prime whitewater stretch on the Haw River and most of New Hope Creek, are in the area. This article contains views on the building of the dam.
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Stretching across the Atlantic Coastal Plain from Florida to New Jersey are around 500,000 elliptical depressions known as Carolina Bays. Over half of them are found in eastern Carolina, and they are a land feature that exists nowhere else in the world. No one knows how they were formed.
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A fine shotgun from the 19thth- or early 20th-century can be a priceless heirloom or a work of art. Some range as high in value as $65,000, depending on their state of preservation. Gaddis discusses some manufactures, including Parker, L.C. Smith, Fox, Lefever, and Ithaca, who set the standards of quality.
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