February 28, 2018

The Animals of Vancouver

1013114081_dcf5ec1ba4_bBy attending the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, you can learn a lot about animals, apart from the meeting.

Did you know…?

  • At least 500 species of animals are known to live in Stanley Park including: bald eagles, bats, beavers and harbor seals.
  • All of the grey squirrels in Stanley Park are descendants of 8 pairs of squirrels gifted to the park from New York City in the early 1900’s.
  • Whale watchers often are treated to sightings of pacific gray whales, humpback whales and killer whales.
  • Greater Vancouver Zoo is home to many rescued, donated and orphaned animals.
  • The Vancouver Aquarium houses more than 70,000 animals.
  • There are actual bee hives on top of the Vancouver Convention Center.

Register today to attend the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and be sure to see the sites of Vancouver. See you there!