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13 animals of the Arctic

Nov. 22, 2011, 8:12 a.m.
Caribou walking through the snow

Photo: Ephoto30/flickr

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Caribou

The woodland caribou — also known as reindeer when domesticated — can be found in northern and southern Alaska, Canada, Russia and Greenland. This is the only deer species in which both the female and male have antlers. The caribou is protected under the Endangered Species Act.