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During the Cold War, millions were hypothetically killed in a simulated Soviet nuclear strike on Canada.
Our series on endangered species in Ontario highlighted 12 species of interest, but there are many more in the province.
Every year, thousands of salmon charge against the current to spawn — and hundreds of anglers gather to catch them.
The speedy blue racer lives only on Pelee Island, sharing 42 square kilometres of land with hundreds of residents. That makes protecting it a tough task.
Their boreal population is dwindling. That’s bad news for caribou — and for their ecosystem, too.
The eastern hognose puts on an impressive cobra-like display when frightened, but that puts it right in the crosshairs of Ontario’s snake-fearing public.
Only a handful of barn owls remain in the province — and if their grassland hunting grounds aren’t restored, they could disappear for good.
There are just three populations of spotted gar in Ontario, and researchers are scrambling to protect the sensitive fish before it’s too late.
Invasive reeds are taking over Ontario’s wetlands — and squeezing out one of the province’s rarest amphibians.
Loggerhead shrikes are dying during their winter migration. The problem is, no one knows where they migrate
The tiny Blanding’s turtle has had an outsize impact on Ontario’s landscape, putting a stop to a massive wind project — but it needs more help to bring its population back up.