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Dr. Eugene Hester and graduate student examining wood duck nest eggs

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Title:
Dr. Eugene Hester and graduate student examining wood duck nest eggs
Topics:
People
Zoology
Subjects:
Poultry
Zoologists
Graduate students
Wood duck
Ducks -- Eggs
Birds -- Nests
Boats and boating
Water
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 10 x 8 inches
Item identifier:
0004337
Created Date:
circa
Description:
Dr. Eugene Hester, North Carolina State University zoologist, examines some eggs from a wood duck nest which he established at Tarpley's millpond near Wendell. Graduate student Dan Benfield, son of the Rev. and Mrs. W.H. Benfield of Rt. 1, Cleveland, is holding the boat steady. Dr. Hester and graduate students in zoology have established nests which hatch about 1,200 baby wood ducks each year in 11 study areas in Wake and Johnston Counties.
Genre:
Identification photographs
Photographs
Names:



Location:
Wendell (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

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