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Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis
    (Thus Always to Tyrants)
Mammal: Virginia Big-Eared Bat
Beverage: Milk
Boat: Chesapeake Bay Deadrise
Bird: Cardinal
Dance: Square Dancing
Dog: American Foxhound
Freshwater Fish: Brook Trout
Saltwater Fish: Striped Bass
Flower/Tree: Dogwood
Fossil: Chesapecten Jeffersonius
Insect: Tiger Swallowtail
Nickname: The Old Dominion
Shell: Eastern Oyster
Slogan: Virginia is for Lovers
Tartan: Virginia Quadricentennial
Song Emeritus:
    Carry Me Back to Old Virginny