animals, british columbia, canada, caribou, deer fawn, seals, the maritimes, turkey vulture, wood bison, yukon
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