Animals Of Canadian Forests

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Animals of Canadian forests presents some of the beautiful animals species roaming around our beautiful Canadian forests. Those twelve images were taken accross Canada, mostly in national parks.


Red vixen feeding her kits. The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is the largest of the true foxes and the most abundant member of the Carnivora. Apart from its large size, the red fox is distinguished from other fox species, by its ability to adapt quickly to new environments. Rabbits, game birds, reptiles, invertebrates compose most of its diet. Usually vixen feeds her kits laying down, but when she's in doubt she will remain standing.


Chipmunk. Chipmunks are small, striped rodents of the family Sciuridae. All species of chipmunks are found in North America, with the exception of the Siberian chipmunk, which is found primarily in Asia. Chipmunks have an omnivorous diet primarily consisting of seeds, nuts and other fruits, and buds. Chipmunks mostly forage on the ground, but they climb trees to obtain nuts such as hazelnuts and acorns. chipmunks mate in early spring and again in early summer, producing litters of four or five.


virginia deer fawn and doe. The White-Tailed deer, also known as Virginia deer is know to have a white patch right unederneeth its tail. They are particularly curious during winter time, as they're always looking for food. This fawn felt protected with its mother (doe) right next to him.


Gray Squirrel reaching for food. The eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel, depending on region, (Sciurus carolinensis) is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus. Sciurus carolinensis is native to the eastern and midwestern United States, and to the southerly portions of the eastern provinces of eastern Canada. As the name suggests, the eastern gray squirrel has predominantly gray fur, but it can have a brownish color. The eastern gray squirrel has a sweet tooth for acorns warmed up by the sun.


The Red fox stare. The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is the largest of the true foxes and the most abundant member of the Carnivora. Apart from its large size, the red fox is distinguished from other fox species, by its ability to adapt quickly to new environments. Rabbits, game birds, reptiles, invertebrates compose most of its diet.


Black squirrel on snow. The black squirrel is a melanistic subgroup of the eastern gray squirrel. As a melanistic variety of the eastern gray squirrel, individual black squirrels can exist wherever grey squirrels live. Grey mating pairs cannot produce black offspring. Gray squirrels have two copies of a normal pigment gene and black squirrels have either one or two copies of a mutant pigment gene. Because of their genetic, gray and black squirrels coexist without any problems.


white-tailed deer young stag. The White-Tailed deer, also known as Virginia deer is know to have a white patch right unederneeth its tail. We call male with antlers a stag, or bull depending of the location.They are particularly curious during winter time, as they're always looking for food.


Gray Squirrel relaxing on tree branch. The eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel, depending on region, (Sciurus carolinensis) is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus. Sciurus carolinensis is native to the eastern and midwestern United States, and to the southerly portions of the eastern provinces of eastern Canada. As the name suggests, the eastern gray squirrel has predominantly gray fur, but it can have a brownish color. It has a usual white underside as compared to the typical brownish-orang


white-tailed deer wading in the lake. The White-Tailed deer, also known as Virginia deer is know to have a white patch right unederneeth its tail. They are particularly curious during winter time, as they're always looking for food. During summer time, white-tailed deer enjoy getting food from under the water, in order to soothe their stomach.


Chipmunk. Chipmunks are small, striped rodents of the family Sciuridae. All species of chipmunks are found in North America, with the exception of the Siberian chipmunk, which is found primarily in Asia. Chipmunks have an omnivorous diet primarily consisting of seeds, nuts and other fruits, and buds. Chipmunks mostly forage on the ground, but they climb trees to obtain nuts such as hazelnuts and acorns. chipmunks mate in early spring and again in early summer, producing litters of four or five y


White-tailed fawn hiding. The White-Tailed deer, also known as Virginia deer is know to have a white patch right unederneeth its tail. They are particularly curious during winter time, as they're always looking for food.


Red vixen at the fox hole. The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is the largest of the true foxes and the most abundant member of the Carnivora. Apart from its large size, the red fox is distinguished from other fox species, by its ability to adapt quickly to new environments. Rabbits, game birds, reptiles, invertebrates compose most of its diet.

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