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WILDLIFE IN THE SMOKIES!

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ENDANGERED/
EXTIRPATED
SPECIES

MOUNTAIN
LIONS?

RACCOONS

WHITE TAIL
DEER

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ENDANGERED/EXTIRPATED SPECIES
IN THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS

EXTIRPATED SPECIES:

     DID YOU KNOW that prior to establishing the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1935, (of which the primary purpose is to protect the flora and fauna of the the Smokies) USE to be home to the following species:

bulletBison!
bulletFisher!
bulletMountain Lions!
bulletRed Wolf!
bulletAnd Several Fishes!
bulletElk!
bulletGray Wolf!
bulletPeregrine Falcon!
bulletRiver Otter!

     The Park Service has coordinated the re-introducing of Elk (Cataloochee Area), Peregrine Falcon & even River Otters!

ENDANGERED SPECIES:

     With many natural habitat areas being engulfed by ever expanding cities, the National Parks are all the more crucial to guaranteeing habitat preservation, increasing the likelihood (but not guaranteeing) at least some areas to remain favorable for certain endangered park species such as: 
bulletIndiana Bat!
bulletPeregrine Falcon!
bulletSmoky Madtom!
bulletNorthern Flying Squirrel!
bulletRed-Cockaded Woodpecker!
bulletSpruce-Fir Moss Spider!

WILDLIFE RESEARCH:

     Scientists from many universities and other organizations have cooperative programs to study different conditions effecting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park wildlife.  Our area boasts some of the most experienced Park Rangers due to different Black Bear programs, such as the recently introduced 'Bear-Proof Dumpsters" and have even suggested improved design, and offer very valuable data as to the effect since this program was implemented.  Other long term research includes the studies of salamanders, spiders and migratory game birds.

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