As you probably saw from my first guest post, Canada is an amazing, diverse land. But what about its wildlife? What does that look like? Well, I don’t have any of the stereotypical polar bear pictures, but here are some pictures of wildlife from my area.
Most people would call this a ‘buffalo.’ I know I did when I first saw it. But it’s technically a bison, a Wood Bison to be more precise. The Wikipedia article about it says that it’s a subspecies of the American Bison. That’s about as much as I know about it except for the one fact that really sticks out in my mind. My father and I were stopped in a British Columbia restaurant and I read a poster that said 250 Wood Bison are hit by cars every single year. And did you know that they’re still a threatened species? Continue reading »