Caribou Move from “The Slates” to Mainland
Posted on: April 7, 2014
We may be only beginning to understand what extensive Great Lakes ice cover could me A Slate Islands caribou moving on Lake Superior ice toward the mainland near Jackfish Bay. This photo was received by Infosuperior on April 7th, 2014. The Slate Islands and Jackfish Bay are located near Terrace Bay, Ontario See one more photo. These photos were taken by George and Janice Danio.
We may be only beginning to understand the effects of changes in Great Lakes ice cover.  One thing that is being clearly documented is movement of caribou from Lake Superior’s Slate Islands over the ice to the mainland near Jackfish Bay. Until now, there has been no movement of caribou between the Slates and the mainland for decades.  The photo above was received by Infosuperior on April 7th, 2014. The Slate Islands and Jackfish Bay are located near Terrace Bay, Ontario See one more photo. The photo above was taken by Lisa Jacques and the photo which includes the snowmobile (linked above) is taken by Paul/Allison Dennis.
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