North Carolina's amazing coast : natural wonders, from alligators to zoeas /

Fun and learning come together in North Carolina's Amazing Coast, an inviting collection of one hundred short, self-contained features about the flora, fauna, and natural history of that fascinating place where land meets sea. Each page includes a full-color illustration and breezy, fact-filled...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bryant, David, 1953-
Corporate Author: North Carolina Sea Grant College Program.
Other Authors: Davidson, George, 1952-, Kirby-Hathaway, Terri., Angione, Kathleen.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Athens : The University of Georgia Press : Published in cooperation with North Carolina Sea Grant, [2013]
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; NORTH CAROLINA'S: NATURAL WONDERS FROM ALLIGATORS TO ZOEAS AMAZING C0AST; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTI0N; ALLIGATOR; ALLIGATOR HOLE; AVOCET; BARRED OWL; BLACK NEEDLERUSH; BLANKET FLOWER; BLOOD ARK; BLUE CRAB; BOAT-TAILED GRACKLE; BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN; BOX TURTLE; CABBAGEHEAD JELLY; CLAPPER RAIL; COMB JELLY; COQUINA CLAM; COW KILLER; DEER FLY; DIAMONDBACK RATTLESNAKE; DIAMONDBACK TERRAPIN; DWARF PALMETTO; FIDDLER CRAB; FLYING SQUIRREL; FOSSILIZED SHARK TOOTH; FOX SQUIRREL; FRESHWATER SLOUGH; GAFFTOPSAIL CATFISH; GHOST CRAB; GHOST SHRIMP; GLASS LIZARD; GOLDEN SILK SPIDER; GREAT BLUE HERON.
  • Green tree froghardbottoms; hognose snake; horse conch; horseshoe crab; keyhole urchin; kingfisher; knobbed whelk; laughing gull; leatherback sea turtle; live oak tree; longfin insh0re squid; longleaf pine forest; lugworm; manatee; margined sea star; marine bacteria; maritime forest; marsh mud; marsh periwinkle; marsh rabbit; marsh rice rat; marsh wren; moon snail; morning glory; mosquitofish; north carolina's tides; nutria; octopus; opossum; osprey; oyster; painted bunting; pawpaw; pipefish; pitcher plant; plankton; portuguese man-of-war; rainbow snake; red bat; red wolf.
  • Red-cockaded woodpeckerresurrection fern; right whale; river otter; sand gnat; sand tiger shark; sargassum; sea anemone; sea cucumber; sea oats; sea roach; sea squirt; seahorse; the shifting shore; shrimp life cycle; smooth cordgrass; snowy egret; spadefoot toad; spanish moss; stingray; sturgeon; tiger salamander; whelk egg casing; white ibis; wild pig; yaupon holly; zoea; suggestions for further reading.