What’s Happening Now?

A few months have passed since the Canadian and Montana field crews completed the technical components of live trapping and camera trapping. The crews have moved onto other biology employment opportunities on the prairies and the west coast, and further post-secondary...

Return of the Swift Fox

What is one of the most amazing animals according to Dr. Axel Moehrenschlager, of the Calgary Zoo? Here, he discusses the most successful reintroduction of a nationally extinct carnivore – the swift fox. Wildlife Preservation Canada is proud to be a...

Let the Surveys Begin!

The International Swift Fox Survey 2014/2015 is officially underway. After a great deal of planning the teams have been interviewed and hired, the equipment is purchased and organized, and the team training at the Calgary Zoo completed  with the attendance of...

How are the foxes?

Foxes, and how are they doing? The swift fox is a small carnivore that weighs about 2.5 kg, eats mainly mice and voles, is lighter than most house cats, is half the size of a red fox, and got its name because it can run faster than 60 km / hr! It went extinct in...