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Cougar in Niagara Falls, Canada

A few months ago, I was coming home on a country road that leads to the suburbs in Niagara Falls. It was about 3:00am, pretty cold, and what do I see? A mountain lion (also called cougars or pumas) that had just crossed the road in front of me. It was on the left side of the road on the shoulder going into the brush. I happened to be on the phone with a friend and told them what was going on. The big cat just looked over it’s shoulder at me as I drove past it slowly. It was definitely a [ ... ]

Ontario Wildlife I Came Across on Vacation

Well, as I said yesterday, I went on vacation “Up North” in Ontario. I was not prepared enough for these random sightings, but I will tell you exactly what I saw. Firstly, where our cottage is, is between a marsh about 2 blocks away and the beach about 1 block away. This provides great chances of sighting interesting animals any time of year. It’s spring time, so the Canada Geese are nesting in pairs…They stopped all traffic on the streets next to the marsh, as they believe it’s their “right of way”…LOL…They even frequent the lawns of the neighbors and just “hang out” [ ... ]