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...
Bull On Encounter!

Bull On Encounter!

Bull On Encounter! Right place right time! Animal Care Assistant, Bree Parker spends day after day diligently supporting our veterinarian Dr. Maria Hallock in caring for, feeding and ensuring the well-being of our collection of wildlife residents.  Equally as...
Covid-19 Closure

Covid-19 Closure

Covid-19 Closure I am sorry to announce that the Yukon Wildlife Preserve will close to the public. This closure is effective immediately. I’m expecting this closure to be at least to the end of April. We felt that staying open was no longer compatible with the...