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Illinois WildlifeAn Introduction to Familiar Species
By Kavanagh, James
Waterford PressCopyright © 2005 Kavanagh, James
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White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus virginianus, To 7 ft. (2.1 m). Fluffy tail is held erect, flag-like, while running.
American Kestrel, Falco sparverius, To 12 in. (30 cm). Male is told by small size and blue wings.
REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS
Chorus Frog, Pseudacris triseriata, To 1.5 in. (4 cm). Note dark stripes on back. Call sounds like running a thumbnail over the teeth of a comb.
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