Barren ground caribou



a migrating caribou of the North American tundra and taiga, having many-branched slender antlers.
Historical Examples

The corresponding parasite of the barren ground caribou is a similar or perhaps identical species, with a parallel life history.
The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin Francis Harper

Among hunters and sportsmen, two divisions have long been known, namely, the woodland caribou and the barren ground caribou.
North America Israel C. Russell

The hunting of such an extraordinarily unwary animal as the barren ground caribou calls for extremely little skill.
The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin Francis Harper

The barren ground caribou is a distinctly gregarious species.
The Barren Ground Caribou of Keewatin Francis Harper

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