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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Life-history variation of wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in the highly productive North Ottadalen region, Norway.
During July 2017-January 2018, the US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service in Pullman, WA, USA, received nasal swab samples from 230 moose (Alces alces) and 243 caribou (Rangifer tarandus) from Alaska and 5 mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) from Arizona (online Technical Appendix, https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/ EID/article/24/12/18-0632-Techapp1.pdf).
Kingailaup tuktuit is the term used generally to describe caribou from the islands in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and thus is commonly translated into English as Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) (Table 1).
Venison: Meat from red deer (Cervus elaphus) and reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus).
Deer antlers are bony appendages of the males in all deer species except for the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus).
Here, we provide a short-term (6-18 months) assessment of the performance of Lotek LifeCycle GPS collars deployed on free-ranging caribou Rangifer tarandus and bison Bison bison in northwestern North America, focusing on GPS errors.
Ball, "Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) and climate change: importance of winter forage," Rangifer, vol.
Reindeer or Rangifer tarandus have many unique characteristics.
In northern Alaska, heavier caribou (Rangifer tarandus) in autumn were more likely to have a successful pregnancy (Cameron et al.
The estimated scalar between maternal body mass and neonate birth mass is similar to Loison and Strand (2005) for reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) and the interspecific scaling relationship estimated by Robbins and Robbins (1979).