Louise Queen

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Shubenacadie (Part 2)

In Sites and Sounds on August 17, 2009 at 1:00 pm

Here are some more of the animals that we met on our travels around the 2 kilometers of pathway/ 40 hectares of land

Peacock

Peacock

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What wonderful colours. What a shame I can’t remember the name. Does anyone know?

Moose

Moose

Supposedly you are very lucky if you manage to catch a glimpse of this guy…. I guess we were have a very lucky day to get this photo

Reindeer

Reindeer

Now we know where Santa keeps his reindeer…

Snapping Turtle

Snapping Turtle

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Canada’s wild ‘harvest’

In My day to day on January 27, 2009 at 4:08 pm

Whilst browsing through the magazine section of our local supermarket, Cameron, was delighted to find not one but several (a hell of a lot) of hunting magazines – specializing in prey from Whitetails to Moose to Bears to Turkey to Big Cats! Whitetails being the key deer species hunted here – a little larger than Scottish roe’s for the most part, with medal bucks sought after fanatically by hunters.

Hunting!

Hunting!

“Young Nova Scotians will have more opportunity again this year, with ages for companion moose hunters set at 16 years, as is the age to take a guide training course”
I think the above statement just about sums up how big a deal hunting is in Canada! Whilst trawling through the internet the other day I came across a document published by the Nova Scotian governing body entitled ‘Hunting Regulations.’ I ploughed my way through all 43 pages of part A (I was bored) – there were still part B, C and D to go (I never made it that far). I was amazed at some of the points that were made with this guide… I particularly liked the fact that the following remark was in bold at the very top of the first page:
This License and Regulations Booklet is made of light cardboard and paper. It is recommended that you keep it in a waterproof container, such as a Zip Lock bag, to keep it clean and dry.
How many manuals recommend that you should keep them in a Zip Lock bag? Why not pop it in with your sandwiches? After all Canada is all about reducing, reusing and recycling! Read the rest of this entry »