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Dr. Adrian Smith presents her knowledge about ants, specifically Western long-legged harvester ants. She describes some general facts about ants as well as facts more specific to her line of study. She presents the findings of research she has done involving orphan ants and what is called the ‘queen’s death mark.’
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Winter 2016, p4-5, il
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Melissa Dowland recounts her experience with three different types of large mammals in Eastern North Carolina. Dowland describes her various encounters with black bears, otters, and bobcats and the signs that told her they were nearby.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Winter 2016, p2-3, il
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George the Python was a female python at Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, NC from 1964 to 1989. George arrived at the museum from Vietnam in a suitcase belonging to Dewey Simpson and lived in the museum until she died at the age of 28.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Winter 2016, p6-7, il, por
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While many specimens are kept at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, this swordfish bill is a mystery when it comes to its origins. While museum staff know the identity of the immediate donors of the swordfish bill, its provenance remains unknown.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Winter 2016, p11, il