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Canadian Amber from Cedar Lake, Manitoba

"Canadian Amber" -- Generally refers to amber collected in the vacinity of Cedar Lake, Manitoba, although such amber has been excavated from various regions throughout Canada -- From the Cretaceous period -- Mother-plant: Agathis (Araucariaceae)

Getting up close and personal with the polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

Getting up close and personal with the polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. GO ON Natural Habitat Tours

Canadian Winter Highway, near Winnipeg, MB

Prairie Winter Highway by Paul Galipeau. This is the view I have when I leave Winnipeg airport in February/March for my holiday with my sister in Mexico - it's always nice to see how the snow gives way to green spaces the further south we

Canadian amber  Found: in various regions of Canada. The term „Canadian amber" generally refers to amber collected in the vicinity of Cedar Lake, Manitoba.  Age: 95-70 Ma. (Cretaceous period)  Mother-plant: Agathis (Araucariaceae)  Colours: red, brown  Inclusions: contains many inclusions, mainly flies, bugs, and arachnids  Special characteristics: It is found in areas where amber and dinosaur bones occur together.

"Canadian Amber" -- Generally refers to amber collected in the vacinity of Cedar Lake, Manitoba, although such amber has been excavated from various regions throughout Canada -- From the Cretaceous period -- Mother-plant: Agathis (Araucariaceae)

Military Working Dog Picture of the Week/ Breaking Iraq

Canadian military dogs Tracer, Trooper Trigger standing at attention. God Bless these dogs & their handlers.

Confusion Corner, Winnipeg...what's so confusing about that?!? if you want to go straight then go straight, if you want to go anywhere else then turn right. ha!

Perhaps the perfect place for a roundabout?what's so confusing about that?

What an ending. What a rivalry. Canada came away victorious for the fourth straight Olympics in Women’s Hockey, despite being down by 2 goals with under 4 minutes remaining in the 3rd period. It’s the 7th gold, and 20th medal of the games for Canada.

What a rivalry. Canada came away victorious for the fourth straight Olympics in Women’s Hockey, despite being down by 2 goals with under 4 minutes remaining in the period. Sometimes you need a little luck and a lot of HEART!

Mark McMorris with his bronze metal

Canada’s Mark McMorris after winning the bronze medal in the snowboard men’s slopestyle.

Poutine Chez Ashton

I know it´s bad but it's definitely the best thing to eat when you feel like s**t.

Team Canada players and staff pose with their gold medals during the presentation ceremony after Canada defeated Team USA in overtime in the women's ice hockey final game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 20, 2014. (BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS)

In pictures: Canada takes Olympic gold in women's hockey

Team Canada players and staff pose with their gold medals during the presentation ceremony after Canada defeated Team USA in overtime in the women's ice hockey final game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February (BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS)