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Largest National Park in Canada


Category:Natural World
Type:canadian record
Date: 1922
Province:Alberta
Tags:park

So massive that it can’t be contained within a single province, the 44,807-square-kilometre Wood Buffalo National Park was established on the border between Alberta and the Northwest Territories in 1922 to protect the endangered wood bison from extinction. It seems to have worked, as the park now boasts one of the largest free-roaming, self-regulated bison herd in the world (about 5,400 at last count), a growing population of peregrine falcons and the world’s only natural nesting area for the whooping crane.

Source: http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/nt/woodbuffalo/index_E.asp

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