Category Archives: Large mammals (misc)

Lynx crossing the road

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Driving to Atlin, BC, spotted this lynx on the Yukon side. A rare encounter.

 

 

Big moose along the Yukon River

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Sheep alongside the Yukon River

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Mule deer on the Alaska highway

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This mule deer was spotted on the side of the Alaska highway grazing among the lupins and tall grass.

Fall colours at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve

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DSC_0017 DSC_0038Many animals change coats this time of year at the Yukon Wildlife Preserve.

The preserve allows a look at Yukon animals in their natural habitats. (Note the Lynx, second photo from bottom, has a bird in its mouth!)

With those ears, they can probably hear traffic from miles away

DSC_0150 DSC_0159Here are two mule deer on the highway outside Carcross.

 

Yukon wildlife preserve: Mule deer

muledeer_in grassHere’s a mule deer with an impressive set of antlers. On a rainy day the animals were laying low in the tall grass.