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Animal Facts: North Atlantic right whale

The massive North Atlantic Right Whale is Canada's “true whale of the ice.” …

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Animal Facts: Black bear

Black bears are common within Canadian forests.  If you ever encounter one, the best way to scare it away is by making yourself look as big as possible or by making loud noises…

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Animal Facts: Arctic char

The Arctic char is the most northernly occurring of any freshwater fish and mainly inhabits the Arctic and adjacent oceans. 

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Animal Facts: Red fox

As one of Canada's most well-loved animals, the red fox can be characterized by its beautiful colour and white-tipped fluffy tail.  …

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Animal Facts: Moose

Large and in charge, the moose is one of Canada's most iconic mammals that is known for its incredible size, enormous antlers and captivating appearance. 

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Animal Facts: Canada Lynx

As one of Canada's most elusive cats, the Canada lynx is known for its triangular black-tipped  ears and fluffy coat.  …

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Animal Facts: Arctic fox

As one of Canada's most beautiful mammals, the Arctic fox is well-known for its white fur which is why it's often referred to as the snow fox. 

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11 amazing facts about Canada’s bear species

Did you know polar bears aren’t actually white? Or that bears mark their territory by rubbing their backs on trees?

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Animal Facts: Polar bear

As one of Canada's most recognizable animals, the polar bear is the largest bear in the world and the top predator in the Arctic. 

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Animal Facts: Beluga whale

Beluga whales are one of the most recognizable species of whale thanks to their white colouring and thick bodies which are primarily made of blubber (40 to 50 per cent of their…

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Animal Facts: Walrus

Often identified by their large tusks, walrus are large marine mammals that can weigh more than 2000 pounds.  …

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Animal Facts: Beaver

As one of Canada's most iconic animals, the beaver is the largest rodent in the country and the second-largest rodent in the world (after the capybara). 

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Animal Facts: Bald Eagle

The bald eagle is one of Canada's largest birds of prey and is well-known for its regal appearance and contrasting coloured feathers. 

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Animal Facts: Arctic hare

Highly adapted to living in the cold, the Arctic hare has shortened ears and limbs and almost a quarter of its body is made up of fat.  …

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Animal Facts: Caribou

Caribou are highly migratory animals that stay together in herds while they move almost constantly.  …

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