Thick-billed Murres in Cape Parry, NWT, Steve Insley / WCS Canada
Thick-billed Murres in Cape Parry, NWT © Steve Insley / WCS Canada

Wildlife

From bats to whales, our research helps protect wildlife across Canada.

Bats

Bats

Bats are the world’s only flying mammal.

Bison

Bison

Bison in Canada include both the Plains Bison of the prairies and its larger cousin the Wood Bison, which lives in the boreal forest.

Boreal birds

Boreal birds

The greatest challenge to conserving migratory birds is identifying and reducing threats across their full range – Canada’s boreal is critical to the solution.

Caribou

Caribou

Caribou tell us about the health of broader landscapes.

Freshwater fish

Freshwater fish

Safeguarding healthy fish populations for future generations

Whales and seals

Whales and seals

A warmer, noisier Arctic is creating new challenges for marine mammals

Wolverines

Wolverines

Wolverines are well adapted to live in northern environments where wilderness areas still exist.