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  • A close up photo of a gray-silver salamander walking on a layer of wet moss.
    Cheoah bald salamander. Photo by Andy Kraemer, CC BY-NC 2.0.

    Hundreds of species examined for the endangered species list

    October 23, 2011 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. The Southeastern United States, including the Southern Appalachians, is a global center of aquatic biodiversity, which includes nearly 500 different fish, more than 300 snails, and nearly 300 mussels. Unfortunately many of those species are imperiled enough to be protected by the Endangered Species Act, and that number may go up in the coming months. The Endangered Species Act allows anyone to ask, or petition, the Fish & Wildlife Service to place a plant or animal on the federal endangered species list.  Learn more...

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