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  • French
    • caribou
    • Renne
  • Portuguese
    • Rena
  • Scientific Names
    • Rangifer tarandus
  • English
    • reindeer
    • Caribou
    • Peary Caribou
  • Spanish
    • Caribú
    • Reno

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Recent observations

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Observer

powerofone

Date

May 23, 2015

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What

Svalbard Reindeer Rangifer tarandus ssp. platyrhynchus

Observer

paulcools

Date

June 19, 2013

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Square

What

Caribou Rangifer tarandus

Observer

tosteve

Date

June 7, 2014 03:09 PM PDT

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What

Caribou Rangifer tarandus

Observer

dameonwilliams

Date

February 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Svalbard Reindeer Rangifer tarandus ssp. platyrhynchus

Observer

hoppy1951

Date

July 6, 2014 11:53 AM CEST

Description

Sundneset, Barentsøya, Svalbard, Norway.

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What

Caribou Rangifer tarandus

Observer

tikaani

Date

May 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Caribou Rangifer tarandus

Observer

dellfalconer

Date

August 6, 2014

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What

Caribou Rangifer tarandus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

July 22, 2014

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What

Caribou Rangifer tarandus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

July 22, 2014

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What

Caribou Rangifer tarandus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

July 22, 2014

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What

Caribou Rangifer tarandus

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

July 22, 2014

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What

Reindeer Rangifer tarandus

Observer

hoppy1951

Date

July 1, 2014 12:35 PM CEST

Description

Svalbard Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) young female in summer. The arctic tundra provides slim pickings for this tough Svalbard endemic. This is the smallest of the 7 subspecies of reindeer, being just about 1.5m long and about 0.80m at the shoulder. They are found are found in almost all non-glaciated areas of the Archipelago. Blomstrandhalvøya, Svalbard, Norway.

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Description from Wikipedia

The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as the caribou in North America, is a species of deer native to Arctic and Subarctic regions. This includes both resident and migratory populations. While overall widespread and numerous, some of its subspecies are rare and at least one has already gone extinct.

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