Bc Animals

Whale Rarely Seen In B.C. Washes Ashore In Distress

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Staff at Vancouver Aquarium are working around the clock to try and save a rare cetacean known as a "false killer whale" that was found st...

WATCH: Peckish Bear Rummages Through Freezer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When you've got the munchies, you head for the fridge, right? Well, it's no different for a young black bear in British Columbia. Yogi, who is know...


The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Despite a frog hunter's warnings as far back as 2006, it appears an invasion of giant bullfrogs is spreading on Vancouver Island. Russ Schut caught...

Mutilated Black Bear Found In Vancouver-Area Park

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The body of a bear with its stomach cut open and its skull and claws removed was found dumped in a North Vancouver park. People in Capilano River R...


The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Bambi, is that you? A fawn, who was found in the B.C. Okanagan next to her dead mother, is getting by with a little help from some friends at ...

Bears Are My Neighbours, And You Wouldn't Slaughter Your Neighbours

Chelsea Turner | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chelsea Turner

How can I spend time in the company of these animals, get to know them as individuals, and allow them to become at ease in my presence... knowing that the very next day trophy hunters could arrive and kill them? How can I look into the eyes of a bear and witness the intelligence and personality looking back at me, and then abandon that creature to fate? That's when I decided to join in the fight.

Kitimat Hunters Fear Pipeline Would 'Wipe Out' Wild Game

Vancouver Observer | Mychaylo Prystupa | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Mike Langegger recalls the autumn moment two years ago when he, his son Adam, and daughter Hannah spotted a moose a stone’s throw away in a vall...

Injured Cougar Destroyed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

COLDSTREAM, B.C. - Conservation officers have shot an injured cougar that was hanging around some homes and a school in the north Okanagan community o...

B.C. Grizzly Hunt Under International Scrutiny

The Guardian | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Robert Johnson and his brother, members of the Heiltsuk First Nation, nicknamed the grizzly bear "Cheeky". The brothers were working as field technici...

This Statue Is Made Of Deer Poop

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The debate over urban deer in B.C.'s Okanagan inspired one local to take their point to creative extremes — by crafting a statue out of deer poo...

Deer Poop Protest

CBC | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An anonymous artist of sorts in Penticton, B.C., has found a unique way to show displeasure with the city's urban deer problem. Late last month, s...

Donkey vs. Wolf: Guess Who Wins

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Wolf sightings are increasing on Vancouver Island and one donkey isn't going to take their presence lying down. "Prince" the donkey was recently at...

Cougar In Rare Photos Euthanized

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

One of the three cougars spotted in rare photos from B.C.'s Sunshine Coast earlier this month has been destroyed by a conservation officer because...

LOOK: Rare Sighting Of Cougar Family

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Three cougars strolling on a B.C. beach were caught in some amazing snapshots last week by a couple who live on the Sunshine Coast. Greg and Ma...

LOOK: Where B.C.'s Wild Things Are

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Wildlife is a serious business in B.C. — from whale watching to eagle counting, there are numerous opportunities to get up close and personal with t...

Zoo Giraffe Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

ALDERGROVE, B.C. - A giraffe has died at the Greater Vancouver Zoo — the third to die there in the past year.The zoo says the giraffe, a 12-year-old...