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Carriage horse's fall in James Bay stemmed from harness malfunction: owner

Carriage horse's fall in James Bay stemmed from harness malfunction: owner

A long-time opponent of the horse-and-carriage business accused the company of downplaying the incident
Wild turkey breaks into Quebec long-term care home, a sign of 'exploding' population

Wild turkey breaks into Quebec long-term care home, a sign of 'exploding' population

MONTREAL — A break-in by a wild turkey at a long-term care home south of Quebec City over the weekend is a sign that the range and population of the birds are expanding in Quebec, bringing them closer to people.
Wildlife Rescue warns about the harmful effects of pest traps on wildlife

Wildlife Rescue warns about the harmful effects of pest traps on wildlife

The use of humane alternatives is highly recommended.
Bald eagle recovers at Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society

Bald eagle recovers at Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society

PROWLS: Rescue of the month
Camden's dogs: Family seeks homes for rescue dogs after son's death

Camden's dogs: Family seeks homes for rescue dogs after son's death

Camden Verlaan of the Sunshine Coast died in March 2023 while volunteering in Peru 
Monique Keiran: 'Dawn chorus' might just be a voice warm-up

Monique Keiran: 'Dawn chorus' might just be a voice warm-up

Researchers believe it may be the equivalent of the mashup of sound that comes from the stage before a Victoria Symphony performance
Quebec zoo examined animal behaviour during last week's total solar eclipse

Quebec zoo examined animal behaviour during last week's total solar eclipse

MONTREAL — As darkness settled during last week's total solar eclipse, Japanese macaques turned their backs to the sun and red crowned cranes went uncharacteristically quiet. But the Himalayan black bears just slept as if nothing was happening.
Relocated celebrity seal has possibly returned to the Gorge

Relocated celebrity seal has possibly returned to the Gorge

An incredible feat if Emerson has returned so soon, officials says
Cougar sighted in Saanich backyard near Marigold Park

Cougar sighted in Saanich backyard near Marigold Park

No reports of further sightings on Saturday.
'Very smart' B.C. orca calf evades rescuers, forcing switch in tactics

'Very smart' B.C. orca calf evades rescuers, forcing switch in tactics

ZEBALLOS, B.C. — A "very smart" orca calf trapped in a remote B.C. lagoon managed to dodge a 50-strong rescue team using boats, divers, nets and sophisticated underwater detection equipment in an attempt to save her life on Friday.