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22360
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Smuggling reptiles and amphibians out of North Carolina is a multi-million dollar industry. There include snakes, turtles, and frogs that are sought for their skins, to use as food, and for the occult. Cantrell relates how North Carolina Wildlife Enforcement officers are increasing their efforts to prevent this illegal trade.
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22358
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There are over 700 plants in North America that are known to toxic to people and animals, and poison ivy is but one of them. Lee covers how the poison works, how a person can get poison ivy, what to do if a person gets it, and what is the best way to avoid getting it.
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22359
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Wilson pays tribute to Jack Dermid, a famous wildlife photographer whose works appeared many times in Wildlife in North Carolina and other publications
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22382
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In North Carolina alligators live in swamps and waterways from Brunswick County north to the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. It is the state's largest reptile and can weigh up to 600 pounds and measure 12 feet. North Carolina is one of nine states where the American alligator roams, and the state is the limit of its northern range.
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22387
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Ticks, mosquitoes, leeches, and fleas may not be among your favorite creatures on the planet, but they all have one thing in common--they see people and animals as a food source, especially that nutritious elixir known as blood. Beane describes some of these blood suckers.
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22388
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White-nose syndrome is a fungal disease affecting bats. It has killed millions in the Eastern US, and its deadly toll of North Carolina bat populations is continuing, as evidenced by winter cave surveys conducted by biologists in January and February 2014.
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22386
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The Dream Hunting and Fishing Program grants wishes for kids who need a little help participating in these activities.
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22385
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Shaffner recounts the creation of the jerkbait and describes using this popular fishing lure.
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