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Wolves, sharks and bears: A look at B.C.'s top animal stories of 2023

Wolves, sharks and bears: A look at B.C.'s top animal stories of 2023

From people getting too close to animals, to a goat moving into a family's home and an epic ocean battle, there were plenty of animal stories in B.C. this year.
A year of whales: The most thrilling and majestic sightings in B.C.

A year of whales: The most thrilling and majestic sightings in B.C.

The magnificent mammals wowed onlookers and made for picture-perfect moments.
This invasive ant species in Metro Vancouver has a sting that feels like fire

This invasive ant species in Metro Vancouver has a sting that feels like fire

Native ants are harmless but these can cause biting pain and fluid-filled blisters that scab over.
B.C. care facility gets kitten as a Christmas present for their 50 long-term residents

B.C. care facility gets kitten as a Christmas present for their 50 long-term residents

"Everyone is happy to welcome Lacey to the family," says the program coordinator at Dr. Andrew Pavilion in Summerland.
New orca calf spotted in Puget Sound with endangered southern resident killer whales

New orca calf spotted in Puget Sound with endangered southern resident killer whales

The Center for Whale Research said the new calf, spotted in Puget Sound on Tuesday, looks to be just a few days old.
Why are vet care costs so high?

Why are vet care costs so high?

Basic rules of supply and demand apply here, as everywhere.
'Do you know me?' BC SPCA looking for owners of lost Richmond rabbits

'Do you know me?' BC SPCA looking for owners of lost Richmond rabbits

One of the rabbits was found on Boxing Day along Steveston Highway.
Here are some of our favourite animal stories of 2023

Here are some of our favourite animal stories of 2023

Bears, elk, eagles, dogs and whales all featured in some of our best-loved reporting from the North Shore
Letter: How to prevent further bird flu outbreaks in B.C.

Letter: How to prevent further bird flu outbreaks in B.C.

The PETA Foundation has written a series of alternate food options to help stop the spread.
Difficulty killing last few fallow deer will determine project cost: Parks Canada

Difficulty killing last few fallow deer will determine project cost: Parks Canada

Most of the cost and effort will be dedicated to locating the final few deer, the agency said