Approximately black bears live in the park. This equals a population density of approximately two bears per square mile. Bears can be found throughout the park, but are easiest to spot in open areas such as Cades Cove and Cataloochee Valley.
Hyacinth Macaw: With a length (from the top of its head to the tip of its long pointed tail) of about 100 cm ft) it is longer than any other species of parrot. It is the largest macaw and the largest flying parrot species