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|October 18th, 2002, DiscoverTheSmokies.com User's
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|| If you love
wildlife...the Great Smoky Mountains Nation Park is for YOU! Home
to 66 species of mammals, 200+ birds and even 80 types of amphibians and
Although the winter season offer a less obstructed
view (with the
leaves of deciduous trees fallen),
the best chances of year around sightings of wildlife are in clear or
open areas such as Cades
Cove or Cataloochee, these would be great choices to see black
white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, woodchucks,
raccoons, opossum and other
best times to see wildlife are in the early morning hours, or just
before dusk, and the authors have found HUNDREDS of white-tail deer
visible while developing our DiscoverCadesCove.com
virtual tour. Many times just sitting perfectly quite aside a
ridge or where the forest meets a clearing, will result in you finding
always keep a distance between you and wildlife and NEVER EVER feed ANY
of the wildlife. Feeding that 'cute' bear will many times result
in that 'cute' bears death due to the bear being conditioned to
associate food with people. A good rule of thumb is: If you cause
the wildlife you are viewing to change its behavior in ANY way, you are
probably much TOO close.
In Tennessee, no one is allowed to
keep any animal as a pet taken from the wild, which to many people's
surprise includes tadpoles, frogs, lizards,
snakes, turtles, baby birds, squirrels, raccoons, and young deer.
If the animal is injured, call the nearest of TWRA's four Regional
Offices for a list of permitted rehabilitators, who will keep the animal
until it can be returned to the wild. If it cannot be returned, the
rehabilitator will turn the animal over to someone with a special
Educator's Permit, who may be able to use the animal in a classroom or
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