Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 41 Issue 9, Sept 1977
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Leeches are highly specialized worms and are related to earthworms and a group of marine worms called polychaets. Most live in shallow water, but some have adapted to a terrestrial environment. One terrestrial leech, Haemopis septagon, inhabits North Carolina in the swamps and moist floodplains of the eastern Piedmont and Coastal Plain. It was discovered in 1972 and is one of the newest additions to the state's known fauna.
In this continuing series on North Carolina's state parks, Constantino discusses Carolina Beach State Park. The park is fifteen miles south of Wilmington and covers1,732 acres.