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Pine Lake in Wood Buffalo National Park

Wood Buffalo National Park is a national park and the largest one in Canada. The park is located in northeastern Alberta and southern Northwest Territories.

It was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 because of it's biological diversity of the Peace-Athabasca Delta, which is one of the world's largest freshwater deltas, as well as the population of wild bison.

Inside the park is the only natural nesting habitat for the endangered Whooping Crane. The park is also populated by moose, wood bison, black bear, wolf, lynx, beaver, brown bear, snowshoe hare, Sandhill Crane, Ruffed Grouse, and the world's northernmost population of Red-sided Garter Snakes.

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