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  • Cheat Mountain salamander
    Status: Threatened
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Cheat Mountain, Dolly Sods, Mt. Porte Crayon
  • Virginia big-eared bat
    Status: Endangered
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Smoke Hole Canyon, Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Virginia spiraea
    Status: Threatened
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Brush Creek Preserve, Gauley Canyon
  • running buffalo clover
    Status: Endangered
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Mt. Porte Crayon
  • Cheat three-toothed snail
    Status: Threatened
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Cheat Canyon (in fact the only place this species is found)
  • Smoke Hole bergamot
    Status: Species of Concern
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Smoke Hole Canyon
  • Barbara's buttons
    Status: Species of Concern
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Cheat Mountain
  • Greenbrier Valley cave crayfish
    Status: Species of Concern
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Piercy's Cave Preserve, General Davis Cave
  • cerulean warbler
    Status: Species of Concern
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: New River Gorge, Smoke Hole Canyon
  • West Virginia northern flying squirrel
    Status: Vulnerable
    Nature Conservancy-Protected Habitats: Mt. Porte Crayon Preserve, Cheat Mountain, Dolly Sods
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