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A Tower of Giraffes

Last year Wildlife Safari added another member to our group of giraffes (called a tower). Erin has joined our other two giraffes, Miya (4 years old) and Mate (17 years old), and is getting along great! 634 more words

Creature Feature

What's the difference between a black-tailed deer and a mule deer?

Having moved from the east coast and a state in which the ungulate (hoofed animals) population was limited to small white-tailed deer and smaller white-tailed deer (i.e. 630 more words


Plate from Die vergleichende Osteologie - ca. 1822-1828

Plate from Die vergleichende Osteologie – ca. 1822-1828 – via Wikimedia

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Romaine Brooks - Chasseresse - 1920

Romaine Brooks – Chasseresse – 1920 – via Smithsonian

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Things that I Possess: Juvenile Deer Skull (Odocoileus virginiacus, male)

What better way to kick off what will inevitably be a spottily updated blog than with a series of posts on my collection of various and beautiful things? 771 more words


Wild Things: New wolf pack still hunting around Banff townsite

Nearly three months after a pack of wolves first started hunting around the Banff townsite, they continue to be spotted along popular trails — even making treks into town. 497 more words

Local News

Banff National Park sets prescribed fire in Dormer Valley

Part of the Dormer Valley, north of the Banff townsite, was burned this weekend as Parks Canada continues to carry out prescribed fires in Banff National Park. 168 more words

Local News