Greenland caribou


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Noun1.Greenland caribou - Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexesGreenland caribou - Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
genus Rangifer, Rangifer - reindeer or caribou
Rangifer caribou, woodland caribou - any of several large caribou living in coniferous forests of southern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus
barren ground caribou, Rangifer arcticus - of tundra of northern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus
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When I finally grasped the bull's antlers, Frank confided that I'd likely just shot one of the biggest Greenland caribou ever taken with bow and arrow.
Greenland caribou do not appear to aggregate in any particular season, requiring range-wide surveys to enumerate.
The objectives of our review were to examine the existing Greenland caribou survey methodology using survey and satellite telemetry data collected from 2000 to 2010, and to offer recommendations to improve it.
West Greenland caribou study areas were based on geographically isolated populations, which have been assigned corresponding hunting regions.
Survey conditions for West Greenland caribou are difficult.
Lead, zinc, cadmium, mercury, selenium and copperin Greenland caribou and reindeer (Ran gifer tarandus).
Lead, zinc, cadmium, mercury, selenium and copper in Greenland caribou and reindeer (Rangifer tarandus).