Wildlife’s need to roam: The story of Pluie the wolf

Wildlife’s need to roam: The story of Pluie the wolf

Thinking on the scale nature needs In the early 1990s, radio collars, satellite transmitters and GPS technology revealed a pattern of long-distance animal movements previously unknown to biologists.  Between 1991 and 1993, Pluie, a wolf radio-collared in southern Alberta, covered an area 10 times the size of Yellowstone National Park and 15 times that of Banff…

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Living peacefully with grizzly bears

If you’ve ever spotted a grizzly bear in the wild, you’d never forget that feeling — equal parts excitement, fear, respect and sheer awe.  Throughout the Yellowstone to Yukon region, grizzlies hold a special status, as a carnivore at the top of the food chain and in our collective psyche as an icon of wilderness….

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