Take a walk on the Canadian Wilds side

Take a walk on the Canadian Wilds side

Come see the many animals in the Canadian Wilds. Guaranteed bear sightings daily!

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Wildlife - Cats and Dogs (from Parks Canada)

Mountain Lion (from National Geographic)

Orphaned Cougars Join Zoo Family

Orphaned Cougars Join Zoo Family

Looking at the Calgary Zoo’s female cougar as she hisses and snarls, it’s hard to believe this formidable predator was once an orphaned cub. In May 2009, at only five months old, Freya and her brother Odin were left to fend for themselves when their mother was shot in B.C.’s Powell River area.

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Cougars need up to 1,300 kilograms (2,900 pounds) of food every year – that’s around 48 hoofed animals (deer, moose or elk.)