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Caribou Country: Video, Photos, and GPS Trip

Paddle out to Ontario's Slate Islands where canoe and caribou are a plenty in this video of these majestic animals and marvel at a slideshow of close-up images.

by: The Backpacker Editors

Caribou flourish on the Slate Islands (Layne Kennedy)
Caribou flourish on the Slate Islands (Layne Kennedy)

In their travels to Lake Superior's Slate Islands, writer Gustave Axelson and photographer Layne Kennedy hoped for a glimpse of a few woodland caribou. They got that—and a lot more.

Reindeer Games: Tracking Caribou in the Slate Islands
Happy coincidence for wildlife-loving paddlers: Canoes and woodland caribou converge like nowhere else on Earth in Ontario's Slate Islands.

video icon VIDEO: Caribou on the Move
Gustave Axelson catches more than a little glimpse of caribou in the wild in this on the scene video. 

photo icon  PHOTOS: Caribou in the Wild
  See photographer Layne Kennedy’s images of caribou in the wild right here.

photo iconGPS TRIP: Paddle the Slate Islands
This multi-day paddling trip tours Slate Islands Provincial Park, a group of islands off the coast of Ontario and home to the world's densest population woodland caribou.
 





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