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.
this old Greenland caribou! But I know there are much bigger bulls where he came from ...
Mirex was detected in West Greenland caribou (mean concentration ranged from <0.1 ng/g lw in kidney to 1.2 ng/g lw in liver) and in other terrestrial herbivores including muskox, sheep (Ovis sp.), and hares (Lepus arcticus) (Vorkamp et al.
Greenland caribou do not appear to aggregate in any particular season, requiring range-wide surveys to enumerate.
* Jillian Steele, Faculty of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Calgary, is researching the risk factors associated with parasite abundance and host translocation in West Greenland caribou;
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).
The Greenland caribou: Zoogeography, taxonomy, and population dynamics.