American Badger jeffersonii subspecies

You can find the jeffersonii subspecies throughout western North America, from California north to southern B.C. and east to Colorado. In Canada, only a few hundred remain, in the grasslands and dry forests of B.C.’s interior.

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Microbats

These small, brown-haired bats typically weigh about as much as a toonie or loonie. Bats eat insects and can play an important role in getting rid of some bugs that are considered as pests in forestry and agriculture.

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Ord’s Kangaroo Rat

In southern Alberta, one of the province’s most endangered animals is gradually, inexorably dwindling away due to habitat fragmentation. It is not a direct relative of the invasive brown rat and doesn’t spread disease or harm crops.

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Swift Fox

Smaller than a housecat, this is one of the tiniest foxes in the world. Wildlife Preservation Canada began working with the swift fox in the mid-1990s, when we helped establish a small, self-sustaining population.

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