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6 results for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 75 Issue 4, Apr 2011
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13945
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In the late 19th century, fish were declining in North Carolina's rivers and streams. In attempting to provide food for the people, some of whom were still dealing with the effects of Reconstruction, the state's first fish commission (1877-1885) embarked on a plan of restocking, species introduction, and artificial propagation. Wilson discusses the results of their efforts.
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13863
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North Carolina is close to the top of the charts each year in the number of persons bitten by snakes. Copperhead bites are the most common, and fortunately for the person bitten, the least dangerous. Between 1977 and 2005, only two people died from a snake bite in the state.
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13867
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White-nose syndrome has killed hundreds of thousands of bats in the eastern United States. The disease has recently been found in three areas in the state - a retired Avery County mine, a cave at Grandfather Mountain State Park, and Yancey County.
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13866
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Swallowtails are North Carolina's largest butterflies, and seven species live within the state. They are the pipevine, tiger, spicebush, black, zebra, palamedes, and the giant swallowtail. Swallowtails inhabit all regions of the state.
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13865
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Shaffner discusses the many opportunities and types of trout fishing in North Carolina, including one of the most overlooked - fishing in streams within the city limits.
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13864
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Sorensen discusses mistakes turkey hunters should avoid in order to ensure a successful hunt.
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