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Wildlife & Plants Photos

Foxes of the Greater Wapusk Ecosystem

A collection of photos of Arctic and red foxes from the Greater Wapusk Ecosystem. Click through the slideshow to see how Arctic fox coats change through the seasons – from snow white in the winter, to a scraggly mix of brown/white when they molt, to brown and tan in the summer breeding months.

Other wildlife in the Greater Wapusk Ecosystem

Due to the diversity of habitats within the Greater Wapusk Ecosystem, a wide variety of wildlife can be found throughout our study area. Other notable wildlife include polar bears, wolves, caribou, collared lemmings, meadow voles, bald and golden eagles, snowy owls, ptarmigan, Canada geese, snow geese, sandhill cranes, Arctic terns, parasitic jaegers, sandpipers, Arctic hares, and red squirrels, to name a few.

Flora of the Greater Wapusk Ecosystem

Similar to wildlife, there is a relatively high diversity of plant life within the Greater Wapusk Ecosystem for an Arctic ecosystem.

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