Patrick Coin   
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I am trained as an environmental engineer and toxicologist. I have been an enthusiastic amateur naturalist since age 5. I started as a birder, and have branched out into botany and entomology. I now have a good working knowledge of much of the flora and fauna of the Piedmont region of North Carolina. I have contributed photos to the University of Michigan Animal Diversity web, see: and, see:
Special interests: Southeastern United States: coleoptera, botany
Total Photos Contributed: 24  [View all photos] or [See a list of all photos] or [View most recent photos]
Collection:  Private
Email address for Patrick Coin:  nature[AT]   (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)
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Usage information: Thumbnail photos taken by Patrick Coin may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law. If you want to use photos larger than the thumbnail size, the following usage applies: Photos are available under the Creative Commons License, see: In short, you may use my photos for educational, non-commerical purposes. (Please send me an e-mail to let me know how you are using a photo, but no advance permission is required for non-commerical educational use.) Other uses require permission and license. Please request permission before using or storing text from photos taken by Patrick Coin, such as scientific and common names, locations, dates, and notes. Contact Patrick Coin (nature[AT] for more information.

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