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Porcupine Caribou / Reindeer

Rangifer tarandus granti


Large sandy/beige mammals in the deer family. Known for their impressive antler racks. Generally found in migrating herds. From Wikipedia: The caribou is a specialist that is well adapted to cooler climates, with hollow-hair fur that covers almost all of its body including its nose, and provides insulation in winter and flotation for swimming. Caribou can reach a speed of 60–80 km/h (37–50 mph). Young caribou can already outrun an Olympic sprinter when only a day old.


Tundra or boreal forests.

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Alaska, USA

Spotted on May 30, 2017
Submitted on May 31, 2017

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