Great Smoky Mountains National Park Filled with Rare CreaturesThe Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for its panoramic views, winding hiking trails and natural beauty. But thanks to a continuing study, the park is now known for its bio-diversity. According to the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI), there are 16,570 species in the park, including 6,129 species that are new to the Smokies and 890 species new to science.
Enjoy a sneak peek of what makes the Great Smoky Mountains National Park one of the nation’s most breath-taking parks for visitors and scientist alike.
April 27, 2009