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Jul 6, 2013 - Zoo Sauvage

What a terrific day at the zoo! We spent the day visiting the Zoo Sauvage de St Felicien (The Wild Zoo of St Felicien). It is a very different sort of zoo. There is a large portion of the zoo that is enclosed on the perimeter and they load you into wagons (with bars!) and drive you through the wild park. There are your typical forest animals such as white tail deer and elk but also many others such as musk ox, caribou, prairie dogs and black bears! This zoo encompasses the boreal region of the world, which is the northern section. All the...

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Jul 5, 2013 - Lac St Jean

Today we traveled from St Ambroise to St Felicien by way of Lac St Jean. If you get a chance, check out a map of Quebec to see just how huge this lake is in comparison with our great lakes. As we drive along it, you cannot see land on the horizon. It is like an inland sea. There are beautiful farms and homes along the lake and everything is as neat as a pin. The roads are wonderful and a joy to travel. I was surprised to see a street sign with my maiden name (LaJeunesse). Probably a bit more common up here. We are camping in the parking...

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Jul 1, 2011 - Truckers Festival

After spending the night at a friends house on the shore of Lac St Jean, we leave early to La Dore, about 1h30m drive, in order to find a decent camping spot since this is no organized campground it is an ad hoc (in the field) campground with NO services. We get there around 10h30am and already many have set up camp and after paying the $25.00 camping fee for the 3 nights we are given a very good spot next to our friends and are able to park in such a way that our awnings face each other. The weather could not be nicer: blue skies and about...

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Jul 10, 2005 - Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien

Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien Is one of the largest zoos in Quebec. The zoo is dedicated to wildlife conservation of the boreal climate. The zoo was founded in 1960 and was originally set up as a traditional zoo that showcased exotic and North American animals. In 1969 after purchase of additional land the way the zoo was set up was completely rethought. The “new zoo” was opened in 1972 freeing the animals into large enclosures and putting visitors into cages by providing a screened train that runs through the enclosures The zoo also moved...

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