The public is reminded not to approach, entice or feed wildlife.

A recent warning in Banff National Park of Canada reminds us not to feed wildlife.  Just remember when you are visiting a  national park that it’s home to wildlife.  It’s home for wild animals and you are just a visitor in their home.  

A warning was issued in Banff National Park of Canada because wolves were seen eating garbage at a campsite.  Read on: 

Wolf Warning

WHERE: Bow valley of Banff National Park, including campgrounds and day use areas.

WHY: Wolves have shown bold behaviour and accessed human food in a campsite. 

•Never approach, entice or feed wildlife.

•Ensure all food, garbage, and pet food are stored inside a building or vehicle.

•Supervise children and keep pets on a leash at all times.

•If you are approached by a wolf, act aggressively to discourage it from approaching.

•Carry bear spray and know how to use it.

Please report all carnivore sightings to Banff Dispatch: 403-762-1470
Start date: 01/06/2016
End date: Until further notice

Featured image: 2 grey wolves were observed at a trailer court by Parks Canada on Thursday. (Simon Ham/Parks Canada)

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