Sandy Shaw MPP, Hamilton West–Ancaster–Dundas

Government of Ontario

Species Spotlight

Polar Bear

The polar bear is the largest species of bear and is among the largest carnivores found on land. The largest live captured bear from Ontario was a male weighing 654 kg (1440 lbs). Females are light... More

Algonquin Wolf

The Algonquin Wolf is a member of the canine family. The Algonquin Wolf is a result of a long history of hybridization among Eastern Wolf, Grey Wolf and Coyote. The Algonquin Wolf is larger than a ... More

Blandings Turtle

The Blanding’s Turtle is a medium-sized turtle easily identified by its bright yellow throat and chin. Unlike most Ontario turtles that have wide, flatter shells, the Blanding’s Turtle has a domed ... More