Wildlife in Alberta
Alberta is home to an abundance of wildlife! It is not uncommon to see sheep or elk alongside the road or have squirrels steal food from your picnic tables. Remember that all animals are wild and can be dangerous. Do not attempt to feed or harass any wildlife. For information on all the diverse species that Alberta has to offer, go to http://www.albertacanada.com/immigration/enjoying/travel-wildlife.aspx.
When you're in Alberta, you're in bear country!
Always practice safety when in bear country. You may be in areas that are home to black bears or grizzly bears.
To learn how to be bear smart, please go to http://tpr.alberta.ca/parks/kananaskis/pdfs/BearSmart_Ebook.pdf.