Forests and Biodiversity
Tony Bock / Toronto Star
A Blanding's turtle recovers at the Toronto Wildlife Centre following repairs to its damaged shell after it was hit by a car. (July 16, 2009)
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Toronto, May 31, 2013 – The provincial Cabinet announced today its approval of sweeping exemptions for industry under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA). Environmental organizations are incensed at the government’s abdication of its responsibility to protect and recover Ontario’s endangered plants and animals.... Read more »
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By Julia Kole
Sneaky suburban invader? Pesky predator? Mangy mutt? Wile E. Coyote?
Are any of these the taglines that come to mind when you think of the Canis latrans? Many people are familiar with this clever wild canine; however, there are many misconceptions out there that give these creatures a bad name. I hope that this small article will help bring coyotes out of the shifty shadows of misunderstanding and into the light of respect.
The Fast Facts:
Size: length, 120-150 cm; tail, 40 cm; height, 50-66 cm
Weight: 9-18 kg
Lifespan: up to 14 years... Read more »
Have you heard a loon call? If you haven't, you should. It is an eerie, spectral sound. Now you can find it and almost 150,000 other animal calls collected in one place online.