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...
Phase 2 – Increasing Services

Phase 2 – Increasing Services

Phase 2 – Increasing Services The Yukon Wildlife Preserve reopened to the public June 1st, 2020 with Phase 1. The Preserve closed March 23rd, 2020 for the safety and well-being of our animals, staff and visitors. The Preserve is open daily from 10:30am to 5:30pm...
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...
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...