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:
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