The Valley and Ridge province consists of linear ridges in its western segment and the region of the eastern United States) consists of lower rolling hills, reaching from the Blue Ridge to the fall line, the place where rivers descend, often in rapids, from higher and geologically older regions onto the flatter coastal plains.
To the east the Coastal Plain province—or region—lies low between the fall line and the Atlantic coast.
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Black bears still are found in Virginia’s mountains and in the Great Dismal Swamp.
Common fauna are rabbits, chipmunks, squirrels, opossums, muskrats, woodchucks, foxes, and deer.
Scavengers include coastal seagulls and the ubiquitous turkey vulture.
Predatory birds include a number of hawks, owls, and the golden and bald eagles.
Less common are otters, beavers, mink, and wildcats.
The main game birds are doves, quail, ducks, and geese; a few wild turkeys and woodcocks may be found.
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