A Day with an Animal Care Assistant

A Day with an Animal Care Assistant

A Day with an Animal Care Assistant 8 minute read. My name is Abbey, I am a part-time animal care assistant and part-time wildlife interpreter here at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve for the summer of 2021. I am a biology major at the University of Winnipeg. Fall 2021 I...
Hungry Hungry Hipp… Moose!

Hungry Hungry Hipp… Moose!

Hungry Hungry Hipp… Moose! 2 minutes video plus short introduction and photo timeline. He’s hungry – drinking 4pints of milk replacer in 1 minute and 37seconds. This happens 5 times a day! On May 24, 2021, the Yukon Wildlife Preserve received a baby...
Why are red foxes so happy among us?

Why are red foxes so happy among us?

Why are red foxes so happy among us? 5.5 minute read.  Red foxes are as familiar to any Yukoner as seeing their friend or colleague walking down the street. They are a welcome resident of Whitehorse, and most urban environments in Canada. Though many species numbers...
A Helping Hoof

A Helping Hoof

A Helping Hoof 5 min read / photo essay – We do our best to provide large, safe habitats for all the Preserve’s residents. But accidents still happen. One of the most common reasons you’ll see an animal limping is due to sprains from Arctic Ground...
Vernal Species Migration

Vernal Species Migration

Vernal Species Migration 11 min read – Part of Nature’s plan involves animals moving to new locations for two primary reasons:.  One is seasonal migration when animals move to a summer location principally to give birth and raise offspring, and the other is...