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Freeze!: Canadian Wildlife Caught On Camera

Nose to nose

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

A cougar and skunk standoff. Who will emerge victorious?

Mealtime?

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

The skunk looks like a nice snack to the cougar. But the skunk appears to issue a warning.

Quick getaway

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

The cougar walks off, and the skunk escapes unharmed.

Skunk, One; Cougar, Zero

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

The skunk is the winner in this round.

My turn to count

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

Three grizzly cubs investigate a rubbing tree.

Just a little to the left ...

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

A black bear scratches its back on a rubbing tree.

Sticking together

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

A mother cougar and cubs on a wildlife trail.

Say cheese

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

A remote camera in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada. All pictures of people are deleted after six months.

Family time

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

A grizzly bear and her cubs walk along a trail.

Off for a stroll

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

A moose captured by a camera trap on a hiking trail.

All ears

Waterton Lakes National park, conservation

(Image credit: Waterton Lakes National Park/Parks Canada)

A rarely seen lynx pads through the snow in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada.

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