Canadian Shield

Below are some pictures of some of the oldest rock and a lake which are apart of The Canadian Shield.

What is the Canadian Shield ?

The Canadian Shield is a type of land form. A shield is a land form found in many parts of the world. Most of Canadian Shield consists of some of the oldest rock in the world.

Where is The Canadian Shield located ?

The Canadian Shield is found in the southern part of Canada. It expands in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, and some other southern provinces.

Above you can find some pictures of some of the animals  found on The Canadian Shield

What are some of animals found on the Canadian Shield ?

The Canadian Shield is home to many animals such as:

  • caribou
  • muskoxen
  • ducks
  • black bears

Ducks such as geese, grouse, hawks, owls, and finches make The Canadian Shield their home.  Large mammals like moose, woodland caribou, black bears, and       wood buffalo are found on the Shield. Also many small mammals including porcupines, skunks, muskrats, rabbits, beavers, and otters live on The Canadian Shield. All these animals have very feature on their bodies called adaptations to survive in the extreme weather of The Canadian Shield.

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