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Fossil Praying Mantis

Paleontologists have identified a new fossil genus and species of primitive praying mantis from fore- and hind-wing imprints discovered in Labrador, Canada. Labradormantis guilbaulti. Image credit: Demers-Potvin et al., doi: 10.1111/syen.12457. Paleontologists know that most modern praying mantises, with their characteristic grasping forelegs, look very different from their oldest fossil …

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Wolf Found In Canada

An ancient wolf pup, named Zhùr (means ‘wolf’ in the Hän language of the local Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in people), lived approximately 57,000 years ago and died in her den during a collapse of the sediments; during her short life, she ate aquatic resources, and is related to ancient Beringian and Siberian …

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Mother’s Day Events Across Canada

While we can all agree mothers should be celebrated every day, Canadians across the country will be doing something special for moms and grandmothers this coming Sunday. No matter where you are located in the country, there are a number of events being hosted on May 14. From a 10K …

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Easter 2017 Events Across Canada

Photo: grace_homes on Instagram  For many Canadians, Easter means sweet treats, egg painting and all things bunny-themed. As Canucks prepare to welcome the warmer weather and celebrate the first long weekend of the spring with family and friends, we can expect Easter celebrations all across the country. Whether you’re based in …

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Romantic Honeymoon Destinations In Canada

Now that it’s April, many brides and grooms-to-be are in full wedding planning mode. From venue to colour scheme, newly engaged couples have a lot on their plates. However, one thing to look forward to, after all the wedding madness, is the honeymoon. While many Canadians disappear to tropical destinations …

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Cozy Bed And Breakfasts In Canada

Kingsbrae Arms, New Brunswick What started out as a cottage built by a prominent Nova Scotia business man, Kingsbrae Arms in New Brunswick has become a popular oasis for east coast travellers. The inn prides itself on giving its guests the luxury of a 19th century venue. Nestled by the …

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Fabulous Winter Hikes in the US and Canada

Is it cold where you are?  Maybe there’s even snow on the ground.  That doesn’t mean the only way to enjoy the great outdoors is atop a pair of skis or a snowboard. Canada and the United States are both home to some of the world’s most spectacular hiking trails, …

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