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Wild Animal Definition

“Animals that, as a matter of common knowledge, are naturally ferocious, unpredictable, dangerous, mischievous, or not by custom devoted to the service of mankind at the time and in the place in which it is kept; ferae naturae.”

Dictionary

Interesting facts

“The biggest animal on Earth calls Canada home (at least part of the time). Blue whales, which can grow up to 27 m long and weigh up to 132 tonnes, are found in Canadian waters along Canada’s east coast. Not only are blue whales the largest creature on the planet, they’re also the loudest. Their cry can reach 186 decibels, louder than a jet plane.

The largest land animal in North America is the wood bison, which can be found in Alberta, Manitoba and the Northwest Territories. Mature males can reach 3.8 m in length, stand 2 m high at the shoulder and can weigh up to 900 kg. It’s believed there were once more than 168,000 wood bison in Canada, but hunting and severe winters have decimated the population. Today the country is home to only about 10,000 of these animals.

The pronghorn antelope, found in southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, is the fastest land animal in North America, capable of reaching speeds up to 72 km per hour in short bursts and sustaining speeds up to 60 km per hour over longer distances. Its speeds over longer distance lead some to consider it the fastest land animal in the world.

If you’ve got ophidiophobia (a fear of snakes), DON’T stop here. Manitoba’s Narcisse Wildlife Management Area has the largest concentration of snakes in the world. It’s estimated that up to 70,000 snakes use hibernacula (hibernation sites) here, particularly the red-sided garter snake. The snakes emerge in massive wriggly masses on the first warm days of May. In fact, Mother’s Day, of all days, is often a prime time to see the spectacle.

Know what Canada’s largest rodent is? We’re so proud of it we put it on our nickel, and it’s celebrated as a symbol of Canadiana. Yes, the beaver — which attained official status as a national emblem on March 24, 1975.”

Canadian Geographic

Other Photos

Our studio is very experience in photographing all kind of wild animal in their natural habitat.
We are taking all the opportunity to be close to the Nature.