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    Disclaimer:  This website was designed and its content chosen and entered by an amateur naturalist and wildlife photographer, Dorothy E. Pugh.  Unless otherwise specified, all photos were taken and copyrighted by her.  She gratefully acknowledges the personal contributions of many others, which consist of taxonomy information, photos of animals and animal behavior information.  This site lists her sources of information, both on relevant pages and on the Acknowledgements and References Page.  She takes full responsibility for any errors, including those of interpretation of received information, and make no guarantees of correctness of information.  She invites all visitors to this website to inform her of any presented facts needing correction; when she make changes requested by authorities in relevant fields, she does so according to her best understanding of what they wish.  She cannot take responsibility for making changes wished for but not requested.  Taxonomic classifications presented are not meant to represent all known classifications, or to imply that all possible classifications have been done.  This website is in a constant process of evolution and represents an ongoing learning process.  Its content is still expanding and its structure is undergoing changes.  For authoritative species identifications or pest control questions, she'd rather that you consult your local North Carolina Agricultural Extension agent  (or the equivalent if you live in another state) or another relevant authority.  For problems with pets, please consult your local pet store.  Anthropomorphic interpretations of animal behavior are made mostly about birds and are meant strictly for the amusement of the site visitor. The previous statements apply to all pages on this website.

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