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Since 1993, giant bluefin tuna weighing over 300 pounds have been wintering off Cape Hatteras from November to April. They are fast swimmers and are not picky eaters. Scientists are studying them to learn their movements, their habitats, and how many are left.
Professional forestry in America began on the Biltmore property owned by George Vanderbuilt. Wanting to preserve the large amount of forest on the land, Vanderbuilt hired two different foresters from Europe to do so. One began the nation’s first forestry school and the area is now known as the Cradle of Forestry.
If you look closer to those boulders lying on a North Carolina beach, you might see a flipper. The seals of North Carolina are adapted to ocean living and the kind most likely to appear on the Outer Banks are harbor seals.