Rangifer tarandus


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Noun1.Rangifer tarandus - Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexesRangifer tarandus - 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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Reindeer or Rangifer tarandus have many unique characteristics.
Age-related changes in the testicular and antler cycles of reindeer, Rangifer tarandus.
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In contrast to the other true arctic ungulate, the reindeer Rangifer tarandus, in which many populations undertake extensive seasonal migrations, the muskox is believed to be rather sedentary.
Seasonal cycles in the output of first stage larvae of the nematode Elaphostrongylus rangiferi from reindeer, Rangifer tarandus tarandus.
I have been on dozens of hunts for the elusive Rangifer tarandus, but they always result in spectacular failure.
8 4 19 29 17 9 Equus caballus 12 3 39 30 12 6 Megaceros Rangifer tarandus 2 Cervus elaphus 260 51 271 388 147 120 Capreolus capreolus 9 7 49 95 31 20 Capra pyrenaica 19 3 13 8 8 1 Rupicapra rupicapra 8 1 3 * (3) 3 Sus scropha 3 1 Canis lupus 1 1 3 3 Crocuta crocuta 1 1 Vulpes culpes 1 1 2 2 Lynx pardinus 1 1 Felix silvestres 1 1 Pantera pardus 1 Total 321 69 397 558 222 164 Indet.
Y no es que esta especie Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus este eternamente agripada, ya que el Departamento de Ecologia de la Universidad de Tromso en Noruega, ha descubierto que esa nariz roja y abultada se debe a un parasito que al hospedarse en el sistema respiratorio de los renos (y los caribues) les provoca una inflamacion nasal y hace que su nariz se enrojezca debido a la irritacion que provocan los parasitos.
The European reindeer is actually the type specimen of these northern deer, Rangifer tarandus tarandus, while all the varieties of North American caribou are Rangifer tarandus something else.
Instead, our study of the Manasquan specimen relies on morphological comparisons to cervical vertebrae of four large North American cervids: Alces alces (moose), Alces scotti (elkmoose), Rangifer tarandus (caribou), and Cervus canadensis (elk).
Roed, de Noruega, por el envio de cebadores de microsatelites disenados para Rangifer tarandus, los cuales fueron aplicados en los ciervos neotropicales.