Tag Archives: 2015 Fall

DNA Barcoding-> What is it?

How do we identify different species? One obvious way is morphology, the way an organism looks. This may include size, shape, and body color. Field guides or internet sites could be used to help identify a particular organism this way. … Continue reading

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The Ecology of Fear, Part IV

Since coyotes do inhabit neighborhoods and other urban environments, humans must learn how best to live with them. In Part I of this series, we looked at the specific coyote “problem” in Iredell County. In Part II, we learned about … Continue reading

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The Ecology of Fear, Part III

This is Part III of a series on coyotes. Part I can be found here and Part II here. Native stories about coyotes tend to focus on their mischievous and cunning behavior as well as their apparent lack of morals. … Continue reading

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The Ecology of Fear, Part II

You could not have asked for a better morning in the valley they call the Lamar. The air was cool and crisp with a slight breeze that had a “bite” to it. All was well because we had plenty of … Continue reading

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