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The Irrepressible Swift Fox

By Julia Gaume The swift fox (Vulpes velox) is a house-cat sized canid who wanders the open prairies in Alberta and Saskatchewan (and possibly Manitoba),

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Mammals
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Leave it to Beavers!

By Carley Goodreau Busy as a beaver! These famously industrious creatures can be found building dams in ponds and on the Canadian nickel. Beavers cut

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Birds
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Ospreys and their recovery

by Courtney Collins Ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) can be found across Canada during the summer breeding season. Ospreys are migratory and can travel over 250,000 km

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Swallows in Alberta

by Marissa Hansen Alberta is home to a diverse array of wildlife. Among the many avian residents of this province, swallows stand out as fascinating

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Winter Backyard Birds

by Carley Goodreau A sure sign that winter is coming are flocks of birds migrating south to escape the cold. Each year we say goodbye

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Accipiters and Falcons

by Courtney Collins There are five groups that make up the birds-of-prey species; these include Accipiter hawks, Buteo hawks, eagles, falcons, and vultures. Eagles and

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