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    Jacques Prescott est biologiste, professeur associé à la Chaire en éco-conseil de l’Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. Spécialiste de la biodiversité et du développement durable, il est l’auteur de nombreux livres et articles sur la faune et la conservation de la nature. Il nous fait l’honneur de rejoindre notre équipe de collaborateurs et signera chaque mois une chronique intitulée Faune et flore. / Jacques Prescott is a biologist, associate professor with the Chair in Eco-Counselling of the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. A specialist in biodiversity and sustainable development, he is the author of numerous books and articles about wildlife and nature conservation. He has honoured us by joining our team of contributors and will write a monthly column entitled Wildlife and Habitat.

The caribou, featured on our 25-cent coin, is in danger. In Québec, there are three ecological species (subspecies) of...

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In French, the name of the familiar Christmas carol is (translated) “My beautiful fir, king of the forests”. Why...

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Rest assured, bats don’t get tangled in your hair, there are no vampire bats in these northern latitudes, and...

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People often confuse the muskrat and beaver because the two animals share the same habitat and both are semi-aquatic....

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You have good reason to be wary of the wasps and hornets whose smooth stinger can be used several...

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Motionless in the tall grasses, a great blue heron (Ardea herodias) gazes fixedly at the surface of the water,...

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Every good fisher recognizes a brook trout (Salvelinus fortinalis), also known as the eastern speckled trout. This sport fish...

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As summer approaches, a good number of birds chased south by our cold winters return to brighten our surroundings....

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Seen more and more frequently in southern Quebec, the wood duck (Aix sponsa), dazzles the observer with its plumage...

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The eastern cottontail rabbit, which is present in much of the United States, moved into southern Ontario in the...

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