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Discover the Wild Side of Cape Breton Island at Dundee Resort

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A Must-Visit Destination for Nature Lovers!

Dundee Resort on Cape Breton Island, located in Nova Scotia, Canada, is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Its diverse landscape, which includes rugged mountains, dense forests, and sparkling coastal waters, is home to a wide range of native species, both on land and in the water. From bald eagles and moose to whales and seals, Cape Breton Island is an ideal destination for anyone interested in exploring the local wildlife.

One of the most iconic animals found on Cape Breton Island is the moose. These majestic creatures can often be spotted grazing in the island’s forests and along the side of the road. Visitors are advised to drive carefully and be aware of moose crossings, particularly during dawn and dusk when the animals are most active. In addition to moose, the island is also home to black bears, coyotes, and red foxes.

Birdwatchers will also find much to admire on Cape Breton Island, particularly along the Cabot Trail, which offers stunning coastline views and various bird species. Among the birds commonly spotted on the island are bald eagles, ospreys, and the colorful wood duck. The many lakes and rivers also attract diverse waterfowl, including loons, herons, and Canadian geese.

For those interested in marine life, Cape Breton Island offers ample opportunities to observe whales, seals, and other sea creatures. The island’s waters are home to several whale species, including humpbacks, fin, and minke whales, which can be seen on boat tours or from various lookout points along the coast. In addition, the island’s harbors and bays are home to multiple seals, including the gray and harp seals.

Finally, Cape Breton Island is also home to a variety of fish species, including Atlantic salmon, brook trout, and striped bass. Those interested in conservation can visit one of the island’s several fish hatcheries to learn more about efforts to preserve these important species.

The Dundee Resort on Cape Breton Island is a wildlife paradise, offering many opportunities for visitors to observe and learn about the abundant species.


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