Exposed! The Wild Heart of Vibrant Calgary.

Exposed! The Wild Heart of Vibrant Calgary.

When people visit big cities, wildlife is not usually on their “must-see” list, except, of course, if that city happens to be Calgary, Alberta. With over 8,000 hectars (19,768 acres) of preserved parkland sporting 905km (562 miles) of pathways to explore inside the city limits, Calgary, known for its old-west vibe (the annual Stampede is famous) and a vibrant cultural and restaurant scene, is proud of her natural spaces and considers them one of its top lifestyle features. Here, 1.3 million humans and abundant wildlife, including the coyotes, have found a way to thrive together. Whether you are a birdwatcher or favor the four legged residents, or just want enjoy nature’s peace, Calgary is for you. Wildlife photographer, Derek Foldeak takes us on a tour of three favorite wild places in his city’s heart.    

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8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the Wild

8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the Wild

Shy, intelligent, and playful, wolves usually prefer to fade into their surroundings, not to expose themselves to humans. Still, they have been hunted almost to extinction. Today, through hard-won conservation efforts and the miracle of luck, some pockets of wolves are returning, still others are in steep decline and the verge of extinction. Before they are gone, start a wolf discovery life list! From the Ethiopian wolf, to the Maned wolf in Brazil, to Arctic gray wolves and the final few wild red wolf individuals, learn the best destinations for your wolf trekking trip around the world. Includes new updated information on the red wolf, Tibetan wolf, and Mexican grey wolf conservation & population.

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