The American badger (Taxidea taxus) is a badger belonging to the Mustelidae family, a diverse family of carnivorous mammals that also includes weasels, otters, ferrets, and the wolverine. The American badger is similar in appearance to the European badger, although not closely … [Read more...]
If you're looking for an amazing wildlife experience, look no further than Canada!
This beautiful country is home to some of the most fascinating animals on the planet. From polar bears to moose, Canada has something for everyone.
One of the most iconic animals in Canada is the polar bear. These massive creatures are truly a sight to behold. Polar bears can be found in the Arctic regions of Canada. They are excellent swimmers and often hunt for seals in the water.
Polar bears are also known for their thick fur coats which help them survive in the cold weather. If you're lucky enough to see a polar bear in the wild, it's sure to be a memorable experience.
Another popular animal found in Canada is the moose. These massive animals are the largest members of the deer family. Moose can be found in wooded areas across Canada. They are known for their long antlers and their ability to swim.
Moose are often hunted for their meat and antlers. If you're looking for an adventure, tracking down a moose in the wild is sure to give you a thrill.
The beaver is the national animal of Canada.
These furry creatures are known for their ability to build dams. Beavers can be found in wooded areas across the country.
Beavers are nocturnal animals and are mostly active at night. If you're lucky enough to see a beaver in the wild, it's sure to be a memorable experience.
Canada is home to many other fascinating animals as well.
Snowshoe Hare The Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) is also called the 'Varying Hare'. The snowshoe hare is found in alpine regions of North America, Alaska and Canada. The population of the snowshoe hare fluctuates tremendously on a roughly 10 year cycle, due to the availability … [Read more...]
The Wolverine (Gulo gulo) is the largest and fiercest member of the weasel family. The wolverine animal is native to northern regions of North America, Europe and Asia. This land dwelling mammal is known by many other names including the Skunk Bear, Devil Bear, Carcajou (by the … [Read more...]
The Eastern Wolf (Canis lupus lycaon), also know as Eastern Canadian Wolf or Eastern Canadian Red Wolf is a subspecies of the Grey Wolf.Sometimes it is also viewed as a result of historical hybridizations between grey wolves and red wolves or coyotes. The Eastern Wolf is … [Read more...]
The Grey Wolf (Canis Lupus), also known as the 'Timber Wolf' is the largest of the wild dog family. Grey Wolves were once in abundance and distributed over North America, Eurasia and the Middle East.However, because of human-related activity such as destruction of habitat and … [Read more...]
Moose (Alces alces) are the worlds largest deer species and are found in northern forests in North America, Europe, and Russia. In North America, the moose range includes almost all of Canada, most of central and western Alaska, the upper Rocky Mountains and Michigan's Upper … [Read more...]
The Musk Ox (Ovibos moschatus) are large cattle-like animals that are part of the Bovidae family. They can be found on the treeless tundra from Alaska east through northern Canada to Greenland. Their name is derived from the strong musky smell of the bulls that is omitted during … [Read more...]
Opossums, generally referred to as 'Didelphimorpias' are small marsupials that are found in Central and Southern America. Opossums have lived in the Americas for around 55 million years probably evolving from the basic South American marsupials of the late Cretaceous period. They … [Read more...]
The Puma Cat (Puma concolor) is a large, graceful cat belonging to the felidae family. Pumas are also called Cougars, Panthers and Mountain Lions.Pumas are solitary cats and have the largest ranges of all wild terrestrial mammals in the Western Hemisphere. Their range extends … [Read more...]
Coyote The Coyote (Canis latrans) is also known as the Prairie Wolf and is found throughout North and Central America. Coyotes also occur as far north as Alaska and Canada. The name 'Coyote' is from the Mexican Spanish language and its scientific name means 'barking dog'. The … [Read more...]