Bull bison relocated to Rocky Mountain House after wandering out of Banff National Park

Parks Canada says a third bull bison has wandered out of Banff National Park. A herd of wild plains bison has been free to roam a 1,200 square-kilometre area in the backcountry for the past year as part of a…

Cute alert: Orphaned baby beaver thrives in Calgary care

The Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre has a new patient: a two-week-old baby beaver who they believe was orphaned. One week ago, the facility said a man brought in a baby beaver saying he found it on the banks of a…

Alberta man fined $20K for importing wildlife, possessing bear hide

An Alberta man has been fined $20,000 after he was convicted of illegally importing wildlife into Canada and possessing a black bear hide from Alaska. Fredrick Thomson, who is from Coaldale, was sentenced in provincial court Friday after being convicted…

Take a walk on the wildlife side as centre hopes to fund further animal care

From squirrels to bald eagles to bobcats, the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre takes in sick, injured or orphaned wild animals with the goal of releasing them back into the wild when they’re ready. In an average year, the centre cares for…