Playful Prey

Playful Prey

Playful Prey 6 minute read – As many of us know from watching our dogs, cats, or children at home, young animals love to play and they play often. Play behaviour has been observed in many mammals and even in reptiles1Burghardt, G. M. (2015). Play in fishes,...
Rehabilitation – A Wild Success

Rehabilitation – A Wild Success

Rehabilitation – A Wild Success 1 min video –  This juvenile bald eagle came to the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Research Centre in early July after it was found near Icy Waters on Fish Lake road, seemingly flightless.  An X-ray revealed an infection.  Dr....
Wetlands Habitats – Yukon Wildlife Preserve

Wetlands Habitats – Yukon Wildlife Preserve

Wetlands Habitats – Yukon Wildlife Preserve 13 minute read –  The Yukon Wildlife Preserve features eleven iconic northern animal species, but if you look closely at each of the three primary habitats on the Preserve you’ll see many more species than “only”...
Golden Eagle:  Scapular Fracture

Golden Eagle: Scapular Fracture

Golden Eagle: Scapular Fracture This story was originally published August 8, 2020 in the e-blast newsletter to Yukon Wildlife Preserve’s membership. Are you a member but don’t receive these email Newsletters?  Contact us at info@yukonwildlife.ca to update...
The Life of a Mule Deer

The Life of a Mule Deer

The Life of a Mule Deer 7 minute read –  Watching how an animal behaves in its natural environment and towards other individuals has always been fascinating to me, but I could never have predicted that I would find myself crawling around the open prairie...