Friends of Kootenay Blog

Access stories and photos about the natural and human history of Kootenay National Park and Columbia Valley Includes highlights about the Friends of Kootenay National Park activities and programs.


A Wild Day

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Click on the picture to see the Video by Parks Canada Agency

24 hours isn't a lot of time. You know the drill: get some sleep, grab a bite, work 8 hours, squeeze in lunch and dinner, walk the dog and go for a bike ride or watch TV if there's any time left.

But for this cougar with a freshly killed elk near the town of Banff, life is more focussed. And when the 24-hour feed is over, a few of Banff National Park's scavengers waste little time moving in.

Not much gets wasted - time or food - in the wild.