Point Pelee Mammals

A bedraggled adult Beaver Castor canadensis walked rapidly around the Tip of Point Pelee, re-entered the water on the calmer west side and swam north. It is unusual to see one at the Tip, a long way from a marsh or suitable habitat. 15 May 2011


Probable Eastern Pipistrelle at the Tip tram stop at Point Pelee. Eastern Pipistrelle is the smallest bat in Ontario. 11 May 2011


Another bat at the Tip tram stop hanging from the roof of the washroom entrance on 19 May 2011


Muskrat eating fresh cattail shoots at Hillman Marsh on 9 May 2011.