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Wildlife on Vancouver Island

Black Bear

It is estimated that there are more than 120,000 Black Bears in British Columbia and over 7000 Black Bears on Vancouver Island making it one of Read More…

Black-Tailed Deer

The Columbian Black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionug columbianus) is one of three closely related subspecies of deer in British Columbia most closely resembling the larger mule Read More…

California Sea Lion

alifornia sea lions and Steller sea lions are the two most common sea lions on Vancouver Island. It is mostly male California sea lions that spend from September Read More…

Cougar

The cougar is most feared cat in North America and is one of just a few worldwide animals that hunt with such a sly prowess. Read More…

Pacific Gray Whale

There are over 20,000 Pacific Gray whales the make their way north along the west coast of Vancouver Island every year in late February Read More…

Grizzly Bears

Grizzly bears do not live year round on Vancouver Island however you can go on one of the bear watching trips Read More…

Humpback Whale

Humpbacks are the largest whale to frequent Vancouver Island waters. Humpbacks live in all major oceans and are migratory Read More…

Orca (Killer) Whale

Researchers from around the world have been coming to Vancouver Island to study the Orca (Killer) whales for a few decades making Orca whales Read More…

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin

Pacific White-Sided dolphins are one of the favorite mammals to encounter on the ocean for both tourists and nature enthusiasts around Vancouver Island Read More…

River Otter

A highly active predator, the river otter has adapted to hunting in water, and eats aquatic and semiaquatic animals. Read More…

Sea Otters

The sea otter is the heaviest (the giant otter is longer, but significantly slimmer) member of the family Mustelidae Read More…

Steller Sea Lion

Steller sea lions are the largest of the 5 species of sea lion and are the fourth largest pinniped in the world behind the northern Read More…

Gray Wolf

One of the shyest and most elusive creatures on Vancouver Island is the Vancouver Island wolf. Read More…