• Approximately 1,500 black bears live in the national park.

    Great Smoky Mountains

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Changing leaves of a black oak on Parson Bald.

Black oak leaves change color in late fall on Parson bald.

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Eastern Pipistrelle bat

A nursing female bat can eat her weight in mosquito-sized insects each night. More...