Wildlife

BC's Great Bear Rainforest is Home to Spirit Bears, Grizzlies, Black Bears, Wolves

As the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, it is home to hundreds of species of animals that make up one on the most bio-diverse areas on the planet.



Spirit Bear in BCs Great Bear RainforestSpirit Bears

The Pacific Coast of BC is Home to World's only White Coloured Black Bears

The Spirit bear (Ursus americanus kermodei) or moskgm'ol (white bear), as called by the Tsimshian Coastal First Nations, is thought by scientists to be a genetic variation of the black bear that roams throughout British Columbia.

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Grizzly Bear spotted in Bear Watching TourGrizzly Bears

The "Great Brown Bears" of BC's Great Bear Rainforest and Fjordland Conservancy

The Great Bear Rainforest is critically important for North America's remaining grizzly bears - it is the most southerly coastal grizzly bear population remaining on the Pacific coast and acts as a stronghold for North America's remaining grizzlies.

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Black Bear with paw on rockBlack Bears

The Coastal Black Bear is an Eco-Tourism Highlight for any Visit to British Columbia
Restricted to the coastal mainland of British Columbia from Burke Channel to the Nass River and most adjacent islands this subspecies includes white and black colour phases (Ursus americanus kermodei).

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Rainforest wolf resting on cliffWolves

The Rainforest Wolves of the Great Bear Rainforest are the Last Wild Wolves

On BC’s coast, there is a unique subspecies of Wolf that roams the estuaries and swims up to ten kilometres between the remote islands searching for salmon, Sitka black tailed deer, and even intertidal crustaceans.

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