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4 results for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 73 Issue 3, Mar 2009
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10917
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The spread of nuisance aquatic species, often by humans, causes threats to the state's diverse aquatic resources. The authors list areas where invasives are occurring and make suggestions for preventing their spread.
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10918
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North Carolina is home to over 4,000 native flowering plants, and 740 of them are considered rare or significantly rare. A large number of 47 plants is designated threatened. Among these plants are the Appalachian filmy fern, Eastern prairie blue wild indigo, Gray's lily, Georgia aster, Gray's lily, Plymouth gentian, Seabeach amaranth, and Small's portulaca.
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10920
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The Roanoke logperch, one of the largest darters in the perch family, is on the federally endangered fish list. It was thought to live only in portions of Virginia, but in 2008, two logperch populations were found in the Smith and Mayo rivers in Rockingham County.
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10919
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Wildlife disease was once considered an \"act of God,\" but researchers have now learned how epidemics spread within animal populations. With this information wildlife managers can take steps to stop these diseases.
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