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The Buffalo Wolves

The Buffalo Wolves | NWT News | Scoop.it
Wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner travels to Wood Buffalo National Park to witness the one place on earth where wolves prey on buffalo. [excerpt] A pack of wolves is hunting a small herd of buffalo across a frozen landscape. It's a scene out of the ancient past, when buffalo and wolves once roamed the plains of North America. However this location is in northern Canada in Wood Buffalo National Park where this ancient relationship has continued uninterrupted for thousands of years. Wolves and Buffalo follows the fortunes of one pack of wolves, the Delta Pack. Will the pups survive their first year? Will the packs alpha animals retain their pack position to breed again next year? As they try to bring down the buffalo to keep themselves and their new pups alive what will the future hold for these ancient warriors? Observing wolves in their natural environment is never easy but wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner has had more luck than most over the years. More than 20 years ago he first went to Wood Buffalo Park and filmed an event between these two species that had not been seen for more than a hundred years: wolves hunting buffalo. Due to recent industrial energy developments in northern Canada Jeff is returning to learn more about their unique relationship and what the future holds for both wolves and buffalo. [...]   10
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Parson's Lake Road - a set on Flickr

Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta, Canada - "Parson's Lake Road This scenic 57 km single-lane dirt bush road (from near Pine Lake to the Salt Plains) gets you deep into the boreal forest and into bison territory - if you are lucky, you might see one.... or ten! .... or a wolf pack! Not recommended for large vehicles and impassible when wet."
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B-25 Water Bombers in Fort Smith, #NWT

B-25 Water Bombers in Fort Smith, #NWT | NWT News | Scoop.it
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October 9, 2011World War two B-25 Mitchell Bombers used as Water Bombers/Air Tankers in Wood Buffalo National Park, Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1984

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Location: Ft. Smith, NWT

Country: Canada

Date: 02-02-1984

Channels: Propliners and waterbombers

Tags: B-25, Bomber, Mitchell, water tanker

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