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Environmental groups want Alberta government to ditch caribou plan

About a dozen environmental groups from across the country are urging the Alberta government to abandon a draft plan for the recovery of woodland caribou. 306 more words

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Alberta plans to add 1.8 million hectares of protected range for woodland caribou

The province says it will protect an additional 1.8 million hectares of woodland caribou range in northern Alberta and work to increase populations in central Alberta — in what one conservation group is calling a “boreal bonanza and foothills fiasco.” 730 more words

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Muntjacs: Tiny Cervids of Excess

People tend to think of deer as pretty uninteresting since we’re often used to seeing them traipsing around at the edges of agricultural fields or backyards. 2,506 more words

Vertebrates

The biggest little one at Safari

This month is a very special time at Wildlife Safari as we celebrate the birth of our first giraffe calf born here since the park began. 373 more words

Keeper Chats

Giraffes in art and illustration

Giraffes are strange looking creatures and as such they’re found in a lot of different visual contexts, from paintings and illuminations to illustrations for scientific materials and children’s literature. 183 more words

Scientific Illustration

Little Ones Springing into Summer

As summer approaches, so does one of the best seasons at the park: baby season! Pretty soon babies will start dropping at Wildlife Safari, and our drive through will be full of small Bison, Rhea, and more! 380 more words

How climate change could exacerbate the impacts of large mammal declines

In wintertime, it’s often getting dark in Princeton by the time I head home from the office to scrounge up some dinner. Along the half-mile path, I regularly walk or bike within few meters of the local herd of white-tailed deer. 874 more words

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