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In the June 1972, issue of Wildlife in North Carolina, Godfrey described three animals with â€œCarolinaâ€ in their names. In this article he describes another, the mourning dove, known scientifically as Zenaidura nacroura carolinensis.
Several well-known animals have the word â€œCarolinaâ€ attached to their common or scientific names. They are the eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis, the red-bellied woodpecker (Centurus carolinus), and the Carolina wren. Godfrey describes them.
In this sixth of a series about wildlife species that have â€œCarolinaâ€ in their common or scientific name, Godfrey describes the white breasted nuthatch, or Sitta carolinensis.
Perhaps fabulous about fungus is their present status in the realm of biology. Long considered as a plant, recent research has concluded them to be more closely related to animals. More information about the living thing classified in its own kingdom can be found in the author’s description of fungal anatomy, an activity called spore printing, and a local mushroom club.