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13734
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What do Southerners do with this unique marsupial? They have come up with special ways to make this animal a delicious meal.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 33, Jan 1952, p4-5, f
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29573
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The Virginia opossum was designated as North Carolina’s official state marsupial in 2013, and happens to be the only marsupial found in all of America and Canada. This article covers the biology, history, stereotype and culinary use of the opossum.
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32169
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Opossums are serving as powerful biomedical tools in studies being conducted by Dr. William Jurgelsky at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, near Raleigh. The newborn opossum is much like a two-month old human fetus in its ability to serve as a unique animal model for testing the effect of suspected toxins on infant development. This article discusses Jurgelsky’s experiments and discoveries in fetal development.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 3 Issue 7, July 1971, p20-21, il, por