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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 30 Issue 8, Aug 1966
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The 3,800 acre Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is located in Graham County. This ageless forest, the last virgin forest on the East Coast, has never been touched by an axe and will remain so. It was dedicated in 1936 to the American soldier-poet, Joyce Kilmer, who wrote the famous poem â€œTrees,\" and was later killed in World War I on July 30, 1918.
The rainbow snake is a colorful, inoffensive reptile. Its average length is 3 to 3 and one-half feet. The largest ever found in North Carolina measured 4 and one-half feet. It is an aquatic snake and is rarely found any great distance from water.
Through the work of taxidermists, an outdoorsman's fondest hunting or fishing memories can be preserved for a lifetime. Davis discusses how an amateur can easily do a fair of mounting a specimen if he doesn't want to use a professional taxidermist. A largemouth bass is used in this photo feature.