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Seals of the St. Lawrence

   |   By Jean-Pierre Sylvestre

The waters of the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence are renowned for their marine wildlife, especially marine mammals. While belugas and other whales are the best known, seals are also very present along the coastlines of the maritime regions of Québec.

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Did You Know Percé Rock Used to Have More Than One Hole?

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Percé Rock is a huge rock formation in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in Gaspésie. This iconic landmark is impressive in size—the rock is about 450 metres (1475 feet) wide, 90 metres (295 feet) deep and 85 metres (280 metres) high—and is pierced by an arch-shaped hole, carved into the limestone by the sea.

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Observing Moose, Caribou and Deer in the Forests of Eastern Québec

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Guided activities or hikes on your own are perfect opportunities to observe moose, woodland caribou and white-tailed deer in their natural habitats—a thrilling experience at any age. The forested areas of the maritime regions of Québec are home to rich and abundant wildlife. Keep reading to find out where to see moose, caribou and deer in our regions.

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