Wandering Wood Bison

Wandering Wood Bison

Wandering Wood Bison 7 minute read – “Winter Is Here” series continues with the true behemoth of the north – Wood Bison!  At first glance, the Wood Bison (Bison bison athabascae) seems to be ill-suited to live in the far North.  Especially when...
Bison are BIG Eaters

Bison are BIG Eaters

Bison are BIG Eaters 3 min Video  The Preserve’s Wood Bison herd eats a lot of food! They’re fed pellets and hay on a regular basis, but in summer they also graze through their38 acre habitat. Animal Care Staff feed the Bison two buckets of pellets every...
COVID Reponse

COVID Reponse

COVID Reponse The Yukon Wildlife Preserve remains temporarily closed. But our team is hard at work providing top quality food and care to our 200+ animals. Without visitors to offset our ongoing costs of the daily care and feeding of these animals, your support is...
Stay Put – The Muskox Mantra

Stay Put – The Muskox Mantra

Stay Put – The Muskox Mantra 6 minute read – “Winter Is Here” series continues with the legend of cold climate survivors – Muskox!    Ice age survivor – Oomingmak (Inuit for The Bearded One) is living proof of long-term...
Swipe Right (for Antlers)

Swipe Right (for Antlers)

Swipe Right (for Antlers) Only animals in the deer (or cervid) family grow antlers. That includes elk, deer, moose and caribou. Animals like Bison, Sheep and Goats are part of a different family and grow horns, not antlers. We’ll tackle that in another video/post! ...