Missing from our skies
Artwork by Lindy C., Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius)
Artwork by Cailon G, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Rusty-patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis)
Artwork by Amber L, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides boreali)
Did You Know?
There are at least 30 different species of salamanders in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This gives the Smokies the distinction of having the most diverse salamander population anywhere in the world and has earned the park the nickname “Salamander Capital of the World.” More...