Biodôme’s Laurentian Forest

Four species of mammals live in the Biodôme’s Laurentian Forest.

Biodôme de Montréal

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Lynx du Canada

Canadian Lynx
Lynx canadensis

Biodôme de Montréal

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American porcupine

American porcupine
Erethizon dorsatum

Biodôme de Montréal

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Beaver

Beaver
Castor canadensis

Biodôme de Montréal

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River Otter

River Otter
Lutra canadensis

Biodôme de Montréal

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Learning Objectives

The learner will:
  • Learn more about the ecosystems in the Americas;
  • Observe the diversity that each ecosystem offers regarding the flora, fauna as well as climate;
  • Identify the elements that shape different ecosystems, such as vegetation, wildlife, soil, etc.;
  • Develop different causes and consequences of human actions on ecosystems (from grade 4);
  • Formulate and justify possible solutions on issues, such as global warming, in order to preserve our ecosystems and biodiversity on Earth (from grade 6).

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