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Lejeune home to many threatened, endangered species

Chief Conservation Officer Paul Boniface pulls aside plants to get a closer look at a Venus flytrap Sept. 10 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. The plant can reach up to 10 centimeters high.



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This work, Lejeune home to many threatened, endangered species [Image 5 of 14], by Cpl Jackeline Perez Rivera, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.10.2012

Date Posted:09.17.2012 14:30

Photo ID:666556

VIRIN:120910-M-IY869-048

Resolution:2768x4640

Size:6.19 MB

Location:CAMP LEJEUNE, NC, USGlobe

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