Golden Mantle Squirrel hibernates in the winter, these little rodents loves to beg for food, but, please refrain from feeding them. They have plenty of natural food to squirrel away.
The fauna in Jasper is abundant, Parks Canada works hard in the background in conserving the ecology of Jasper National Park. Take you time in Jasper and look around, watch your speed when driving, never know when a stampede can pop out from the roadside or a large animal wanting to cross. Do not stop in the middle of the road, pull off to the side in a safe manner. Take precautions while walking or hiking the trails, these are wildlife and not breeded for petting. Enjoy your time in Jasper and never feed the wildlife.