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Hunting Caribou with the Cree People

Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) is an abundant large mammal of the sub-arctic tundra and lichen-woodland regions of North America and is an important part of the traditional economy of the aboriginal people of the area (Berkes, 2012). When abundant the Caribou migrates in large numbers (Elton, 1942).Thank you

Woodland Caribou Southern Selkirk Mountains of Idaho 2007. Image — Wikimedia Commons.

The closely related reindeer is important in Northern Scandinavia and Siberia (Brännlund &…

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

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45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com