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Michael Murray: An evolution in how we think about animals

My wife and I have the head of an African impala mounted on the wall over our fireplace. It was a gift from my brother-in-law, who was careful to make sure all the ethics were in order when he presented it to us. 547 more words

National

The Llama and the Sheep

At half past noon, beneath the moon,

Sat a llama and a sheep,

Who passed the time by drinking wine,

And talking in their sleep, 84 more words

Poetry

Wild Things: Walker punches protective mama elk in nose near Bow Falls

A couple of close calls — including one near Bow Falls where someone punched a protective mother elk in the nose — have led to a timely reminder that it’s calving season. 397 more words

Local News

Animals | Portrait

Please tell us what you think! :)

By FrancoGherardi

Source: 500px.com

Nature

Concerns raised over chronic wasting disease in Alberta

First Nations and wildlife groups are asking provincial election candidates to make a commitment to address chronic wasting disease as it threatens wildlife across Alberta. 698 more words

Local News

Wild Things: Wolf takes down elk near busy Castle Junction

It happens regularly in nature, but there’s not always eyewitnesses.

On Saturday, a wolf pursued and killed an elk near the Castle junction — close to the bridge crossing on the road connecting the Trans-Canada Highway to the Bow Valley Parkway. 210 more words

Local News

Hoofbeats in your stethoscope

“When you hear hoofbeats,

Think horses, not zebras.”

That’s what the doctors say

They mean think of obvious diseases

Before the obscure ones

But my life has been a testament… 229 more words

Poetry