woodland caribou


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woodland caribou

n.
A large, dark brown caribou (Rangifer tarandus subsp. caribou) of forested areas of Canada and the northern United States.
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Noun1.woodland caribou - any of several large caribou living in coniferous forests of southern Canadawoodland caribou - any of several large caribou living in coniferous forests of southern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus
caribou, Greenland caribou, Rangifer tarandus, reindeer - Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America
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"In accordance with our commitments made during the election, we are looking to develop a common-sense approach to protecting Alberta's woodland caribou populations while balancing economic and employment concerns.
On the research side, Canfield said Resolute Forest Products' lignin extraction demonstration plant at its Thunder Bay pulp mill is investigating the production of green bio-chemicals derived from wood, and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has done good scientific work in better understanding the woodland caribou in northwestern Ontario.
Hitting Limbs: Three very good trophies (an elk, a whitetail and a woodland caribou) ran off unscathed because my arrows hit mid-flight branches that were above my line of sight.
Newfoundland is the place for woodland caribou, the largest bodied of the several species of caribou, but with compact, multi-tined racks.
But in the tiny area shared by whitetails and woodland caribou, the relationship is unique.
It provides vital habitat for threatened woodland caribou and at least eight at-risk bird species.
The mountain caribou is a unique type of woodland caribou that used to roam over vast areas of the Northwest United States and Southeastern Canada.
In Ontario, SHB caribou migrate north to the Coastal Hudson Bay Lowland and exhibit large post-calving aggregations, while sedentary, forest-dwelling woodland caribou do not migrate long distances and calve alone (COSEWIC, 2011; Berglund et ah, 2014).
My good friend and hunting consultant, Wade Derby of Crosshair Consulting, who organized the adventure, informed me a lot of hiking was in order for woodland caribou. Searching for a good bull entails covering a lot of Newfoundland real estate, possibly in pouring down rain with gusty winds.
The act has aided in the protection of endangered species like the gray wolf, woodland caribou, and California condor.