Looking Back – Woolly Spider Monkey

Wildlife Preservation Canada supported Brazilian conservation starting in the 1990’s, aiding in expanding the Una Biological Reserve in Brazil for the protection of the golden-headed lion tamarin and its habitat. Since then, we contributed to the third largest...

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Now Hiring – Shrike Recovery Biologist

Position: Shrike Recovery Biologists (2) Wildlife Preservation Canada is seeking two experienced biologists to implement 2015 field season activities for the Eastern Loggerhead Shrike (ELOSH) Recovery Program.  Two positions will be filled, one each in the Carden and...
Spiny Softshell Turtle

Spiny Softshell Turtle

Spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) Species Status: Threatened in Canada Action Required: Headstarting, nest protection With nicknames like “pig-nosed rubber-backed turtle” and “pancake turtle,” this species is truly one of a kind. Unfortunately, the sandy...
Mauritius Kestrel

Mauritius Kestrel

Mauritius Kestrel (Falco punctatus) Less colourful than its North American cousin, this kestrel is a small falcon adapted to living in Mauritian forests. It has short rounded wings and a relatively long tail and legs. It measures 15–18 centimetres from beak to tail...