Please note that the Zoo sauvage of Saint-Félicien is closed for the visitors on Thursday, December 3, 2022 due to the bad weather conditions announced for the day. The Zoo will be open according to its usual schedule as of December 4, 2022. The Zoo Cinema remains open according to schedule. Thank you for your understanding.


Herbivorous , feeding principally on aquatic plants.


Up to 12 years in the wild and 35 years in captivity.

Canadian status

Not at risk


Pairs for life at 4 years. Mating and egg laying occur between April and early June. The 5-6 eggs are incubated by the female for 33-37 days. The young fledge after 100-120 days.


Eggs and/or young may be taken by large birds of prey, coyote and mink.

Avoid waiting

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