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A radio transmitter is attached to a northern saw-whet owl (brooksi subspecies) near the community of Skidegate in Haida Gwaii, B.C., in 2010. The species is unique to the archipelago and was listed as threatened in the latest COSEWIC assessment of endangered wildlife. (Photo: Ross Vennesland/Parks Canada)
An artist’s reconstruction showing Protarctos abstrusus in the Ellesmere Island Beaver Pond site during the late summer. An extinct beaver, Dipoides, is shown carrying a tree branch in water. Plants include black crowberry with ripened berries, dwarf birch (in foreground), sedges on water margins, and larch trees in background. (Illustration: Mauricio Antón)