Missing from our streams, wetlands, & riparian areas
Artwork by Heather R, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Flame chub (Hemitremia flammea)
Artwork by Storm J, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Horse sugar (Symplocos tinctoria)
Artwork by Tyler W, Robbinsville High School, North Carolina.
Eastern spotted skunk (Spilogale putorius)
Did You Know?
What lives in Great Smoky Mountains National Park? Although the question sounds simple, it is actually extremely complex. Right now scientists think that we only know about 17 percent of the plants and animals that live in the park, or about 17,000 species of a probable 100,000 different organisms.