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Excerpt: How to Be Animal

Melanie Challenger explores the conflict between humanity and the animal in her new book, How to Be Animal: A New History of What it Means to be Human

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Photo gallery: Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

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Canadian photojournalist shortlisted for international award for powerful shot of kangaroo and joey

Jo-Anne McArthur’s photo of a kangaroo and joey who survived the 2020 Australian bushfires is up for the 2021 People’s Choice Award in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

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Animal Facts: Red fox

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History

Returned Inuit artifacts on exhibit in Nunavut

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The truth about polar bears

Depending on whom you ask, the North’s sentinel species is either on the edge of extinction or an environmental success story. An in-depth look at the complicated, contradictory and controversial science behind the sound bites

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Animal Facts: Pronghorn

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Animal Facts: Arctic char

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Animal Facts: Caribou

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Animal Facts: Canada Lynx

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Animal Facts: Blue whale

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10 surprising facts about Canadian pop culture

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History

Video: Franklin artifacts at the Museum of Nature

Take a behind-the-scenes look at some of the artifacts found at previously discovered Franklin sites

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Artifacts of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment

It's been a century since nearly 800 Newfoundland soldiers lost their lives fighting in France. This new provincial gallery pays tribute to their memory.

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Kids

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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Wildlife

Punctuation’s mark: Can we save the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale?

After a series of mass deaths in recent years, what can we do?

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Exploration

Shoalts: What lurks beyond the flicker of the firelight?

An explorer unravels the story of an early 20th century haunting in the isolated foothills of Labrador’s Mealy Mountains

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Animal Facts: Grizzly bear

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The illegal wildlife trade is a biodiversity apocalypse

An estimated annual $175-billion business, the illegal trade in wildlife is the world’s fourth-largest criminal enterprise. It stands to radically alter the animal kingdom.

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Science & Tech

10 surprising facts about Canadian transportation

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Unearthing clues to the mystery of the great Pleistocene extinction in Yukon

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Unearthing clues to the mystery of the great Pleistocene extinction in Yukon

Findings about the disappearance of large mammals in the North could help scientists understand the potential impacts of modern climate change

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Science & Tech

Surprising facts about Canadian airports

How much do you know about the places that deliver us to the sky?

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Wildlife

Shark facts to kick off Shark Week

To kick off Shark Week, here are 10 facts about some of the sharks that swim in Canadian waters.

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Animal Facts: Kermode (spirit) bear

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Animal Facts: Orca

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Wildlife

Scientists solve mystery of lunge-feeding whales

Plus: Arctic-bound beavers, New Brunswick’s rare vulture visit, Manitoba’s cougar comeback and Canada’s feistiest flora

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Environment

22 facts and figures from the Alpine Club of Canada’s 2019 State of the Mountains Report

The Alpine Club of Canada covers everything from wildfires to watermelon snow in its recently published annual report on Canada's alpine environments

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Q&A: Director Mike Clattenburg on “Crawford,” a comedic tribute to raccoons

In new CBC comedy series Crawford, the ubiquitous backyard bandits get something of an image overhaul 

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Ontario outlines new rules for captive marine mammals

Ontario government hopes to be the first in Canada to improve the quality of life for marine animals in captivity.

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A wolf next to British Columbia's Columbia River. (Photo: Domenico Battaglia/CG Photo Club)

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Wolf cull in British Columbia spawns controversy

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Newfoundland fossil shows signs of oldest animal

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New book explores the secret emotional lives of animals

In his new book The Inner Life of Animals, Peter Wohlleben offers a compassionate glimpse into the surprisingly complex emotional lives of creatures both wild and domestic 

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Common loon with babies

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Wildlife Wednesday: Is the iconic loon in trouble?

Plus: Cross-dressing hummingbirds, tracking genetically modified animals, and Arctic “junk food”

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Pacific killer whales are dying — new research shows why

In the 1990s, an abrupt decline in the fish-eating southern resident population dropped to 75 whales from 98

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Wildlife photographers banned from using radio receivers to find animals

Parks Canada announces $25,000 fines for tracking collared wildlife in Banff, Yoho and Kootenay National Parks

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Five fascinating facts about beavers

Love them, hate them or love to hate them, this industrious animal takes the spotlight on April 7 for International Beaver Day

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Wildlife Wednesday: Animals are “shape-shifting” to cope with climate change

Plus: Tree species at risk, inbreeding polar bears, and a 20,000-kilometre butterfly chase

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Vancouver Parks Board bans display of live cetaceans at Vancouver Aquarium

The aquarium is concerned for the future of its marine mammal rescue program

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Wildlife

Snowshoe hares lose camouflage as climate warms

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10 fascinating facts about raccoons

Did you know: the first sightings of "urban raccoons" were in a suburb of Cincinnati in the 1920s

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Wildlife can be saved from becoming roadkill with a new tool that finds the best locations for fences

An estimated 29 million mammals are killed each year on European roads

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Environment

When it comes to conservation research, are zoos and aquariums doing enough?

A new study finds zoos and aquariums in Canada are publishing more peer-reviewed research, but there is still more to be done

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Environment

Canadian seahorse expert wins leading animal conservation prize

UBC prof Amanda Vincent won the $250,000 Indianapolis Prize for her work on ocean conservation

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Fun facts to celebrate International Day of Forests

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10 surprising facts about Canadian geography

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10 surprising facts about Canadian weather

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Life on mountains in the sea

Two marine biologists offer a glimpse of life at the bottom of the ocean during 2018, 2019 and 2020 seamount expeditions 

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Infographic: Canadian water facts for World Oceans Day

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People & Culture

10 surprising facts about Canadian structures

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10 surprising facts about sports and leisure

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Animal Facts: Atlantic cod

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11 kid-friendly facts about Canada

11 facts about Canada and Canadians that are sure to entertain children of all ages

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