Two caribou were recently spotted on Hwy 16 in Mt. Robson Park, the first time on record. /STOCK PHOTO COURTESY L. NEUFELD, PARKS CANADA

By Laura Keil

Few in number, endangered, and always on the hunt for food, the Tonquin caribou herd roams the northern part of Jasper National Park, with occasional dips into Mt. Robson Provincial Park—but earlier this month, motorists were surprised to see two male caribou standing right on the highway in Mt. Robson.

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