February 2009
New York State Conservationist;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, following p5
The article offers information on water animals found in New York. The wood duck is found in forested wetlands and along rivers, ponds and lakes in New York. The beavers were once hunted almost to extinction for their pelts but are now thriving. The belted kingfishers are often seen hovering over the water before plunging head first to catch fish.


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