Category: Fauna

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Polar Bear Warning Issued for Newfoundland

Polar Bears are frequent visitors to Newfoundland, with most of them usually showing up in the late winter and early spring. With changes in arctic weather patterns and ice conditions, polar bears are being spotted more than ever before in Newfoundland. Specifically, ice conditions in the Labrador straight have a lot to do with this. … Read More

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Why Do Beluga Whales Keep Hanging Around the South Coast of Newfoundland?

For some reason, beluga whales keep hanging around the south coast of Newfoundland in harbours and just off the whale watching decks of coffee shops. This year, like most years, was a real pleaser for anyone who went whale watching. It’s no secret Newfoundland’s Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve is one of the best palaces to spot whales and other marine mammals that migrate to these rich ocean waters every year, but this whale watching season was extra special. … Read More

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Could a Humpback Whale Swallow a Person?

HOW DO HUMPBACK WHALES EAT? Humpback whales are baleen whales, which means instead of having teeth as an orca does, they have what’s called baleen, a kind of filter feeder system in their mouth. The way their baleen works is

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Witless Bay

Are you planning on visiting the Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve or staying in one of the close towns within the Marine Protected Zone like Bay Bulls, Mobile Bay, Tors Cove Village, or the Town of Witless Bay? … Read More

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Tors Cove - Sleepy little town with great views
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Tors Cove Village

The sleepy town of Tors Cove should be on the bucket list for anyone visiting the Witless Bay and greater Marine Ecological Reserve area here on the Avalon Peninsula. Tors Cove Village is a short drive from St. John’s and

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