Category Archives: Small mammals (misc)

Gopher at the airport

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A gopher takes in the beautiful morning weather at the Whitehorse airport.


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!)

Squirrels emerge with the warm weather

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A coyote outside Haines Junction

DSC_0217Spotted from the Alaska highway outside Haines Junction: A coyote wanders into the brush.


Porcupine: Do not touch

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Here’s an impressive porcupine walking slowly near the Alaska highway. You can see the sunshine catching its impressive and sharp quills.


Awkward mule deer

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Shedding coat, budding antlers, big ears: This mule deer is the picture of the awkward teenager.


Lynx behind links

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This photo from the Yukon Wildlife Preserve accentuates the animal’s captivity.