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Peter Andrews Louisburg Critters
Posted by Peter Andrews on March 13, 2017

<p>Candid critters photographed on timberland on Laurel Mill Centerville Road</p>

2016 Highlights from Okaloosa SCIENCE
Posted by SCBI Staff on February 16, 2017

By Sally Bowers

This past season our Okaloosa SCIENCE volunteers have been hard at work deploying and retrieving cameras in the Florida panhandle! For those of you who do not know, the Okaloosa SCIENCE project began in 2014 as a way to...

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Black Panthers: Cats of Mistaken Identity
Posted by Stephanie Schuttler on January 8, 2017

One of the biggest misconceptions about North Carolina wildlife is the existence of cougars, or black panthers, in our state. The cougar is a big cat known by many names including panther, mountain lion, puma and up to 80 more, but these are all...

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Armored Advance
Posted by Arielle Parsons on December 15, 2016

There are twenty armadillo species in the world and all live exclusively in Latin America, except one. The nine-banded armadillo has been slowly but steadily making its way north from Central and South America.  In fact, it has recently made it...

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Hunting and Deer Vigilance
Posted by SCBI Staff on December 7, 2016

By Stephanie Schuttler

Over the past century, the Eastern United States has seen their forests regrow, their large predators disappear, and their white-tailed deer become more numerous than ever. Humans hunt deer in some places...

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