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In this section we provide introductions to the wildlife groups of British Columbia. Use the menu below to access introductions on mammals, fish, insects, crustaceans, sea anemones and more.

 
 

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E-Fauna BC provides information on the wildlife species of British Columbia. Cursor over the drop down menus below to browse the atlas pages by species group. (View a sample atlas page).

 

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A LIttle Arachnophobia: The Scary Spiders of BC (or not)

Read our Introduction to BC Spiders. Learn about the Brown Recluse Spider
Learn about the Western Black Widow (Latrodectus hesperus)
Read about the Hobo Spider (Tegenaria agrestis)

Wildlife in the News

Grey Whale (Eschrichtius robustus)
Cougar (Puma concolor)
Wolverine (Gulo gulo)

Especially for Kids: Videos by Rod Innes

Black Bear, Black Bear (2), American Dipper, Black Oystercatcher, Hairy Woodpecker, Killdeer, Pileated Woodpecker, Red-shafted Flicker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Wilson's Snipe, Spittlebugs, Lady Beetles, River Otter

Photo Information

Lynx photo by David Shackleton

Visit our photo gallery to browse through more than 14,000 photos of birds, mammals, insects, and much more.

Photo Gallery

Visit our photography page and learn about photos on E-Fauna BC. Read our FAQs on photo use and photo submissions.

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