Wood Buffalo National Park is Canada’s largest national park and one of the largest in the world, yet few people know about it.
Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta, Canada

This is second in a series about NWT, Canada’s Northwest Territories. Besides seeing bears and other Canadian animals, the highlight of my trip to the Northwest Territories had to be exploring Wood Buffalo National Park. The park, which straddles the NWT/Alberta border, is the largest in Canada, and one of the largest in the world. […]


Wildlife rules in the NWT (the Northwest Territories): In one day, I saw 3 black bears, two herds of wood bison, a moose, a garter snake, a red-tailed hawk and pelicans that live in the rapids.
Black bear, NWT, Canada

The post is the first in a series of posts from the NWT  in Canada. I thought I was lucky to get within 100 feet of grizzly bears in the Khutzeymateen Valley outside Prince Rupert in British Columbia (and as you can see by the cub photos in that post, I was). Little did I […]


More wildlife from British Columbia, with pictures and video of bald eagles outside Prince Rupert
Eagle pictures

This is second of a series of posts from Prince Rupert, British Columbia. After seeing five grizzly bears, including two (relatively) tiny cubs, on an excursion to the Khutzeymateen Valley in northern British Columbia, I thought the wildlife was done for the day. Not so. Apparently Normand Aubin, of Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, had other […]


Pictures from a wildlife excursion to the Khutzeymateen Valley, a grizzly bear sanctuary outside Prince Rupert in northern British Columbia.
Grizzly bears, Prince Rupert

This is first of a series of posts from Prince Rupert, British Columbia. When I posted this on Facebook a few days ago, people didn’t think it was real. “That has GOT to be a guy in a bear suit,” several friends said. But it was indeed real – and just one of five bears […]