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This aggressive fish is a formidable threat to native species. Read more

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That strange critter crossing the road might not be a possum. Read more

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Come early spring at damp, leaf-covered spots in the Southern mountains, the salamander mating rituals can be spectacular. Read more

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For these pudgy prognosticators, February 2 is more like Valentine’s Day. Read more

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Skittish and shy, foxes seldom pose a threat to humans. Read more

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Freshwater mussels are among the most interesting—and imperiled—critters on the planet. Read more

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Chipmunks causing structural damage? That’s just a myth, says one national wildlife expert. Read more

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The non-profit Conservation Fisheries Inc. raises rare indigenous fish. Read more

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The listing of the first bumblebee as an endangered species has experts buzzing. Read more

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A popular North Georgia attraction is also a little-known haven for peregrine falcons. Read more

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Why do Asian lady beetles invade Blue Ridge homes in winter? Read more

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In September, bird lovers band together to watch and record spectacular migrating hawks. Read more

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Wild hogs are going hog wild, with increasing numbers spotted throughout the Southeast. Read more

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A rare species of salamander is found only in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park. Read more

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Think you just saw a hummingbird, in this cold weather? It might not be your imagination. Read more

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Once nearly gone from the Blue Ridge, white-tailed deer are now overly plentiful. Or are they? Read more

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Conservationists are reintroducing ancient lake sturgeon to southeastern rivers. Read more

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The majestic bald eagle faced survival challenges in the 1960s. Now, thanks in part to efforts at the American Eagle Foundation in the Smokies, the future is much brighter for our national bird. Read more

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The threatened, "Hideously ugly" salamanders become much easier to look at in the context of the deep perils to their existence. Read more

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Victims of overhunting in the 1770s and of strangely high hide prices in the Depression, the inventive otter began its mountain comeback in 1984. Read more

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