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Caribou and reindeer in Canada and Alaska

Robin Minion

Caribou and reindeer in Canada and Alaska

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Published by Boreal Institute for Northern Studies in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caribou,
  • Reindeer,
  • Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementcompiled by Robin Minion
    SeriesBINS bibliographic series -- no. 3, Miscellaneous publications / Boreal Institute for Northern Studies, BINS bibliographic series -- no. 3., Miscellaneous publications (Boreal Institute for Northern Studies)
    ContributionsBoreal Institute for Northern Studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1392.N6 B86 no. 3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p. ;
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26620367M


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Caribou and reindeer in Canada and Alaska by Robin Minion Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Caribou and reindeer in Canada and Alaska. [Robin Minion; Boreal Institute for Northern Studies.]. Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease is a valu-able resource for anyone inter-ested in studying or involved in the traditional care and management of these Ran-gifer species.

This book con-tains an extensive accumula-tion of facts regarding diet, forages, and environmental and range issues that affect reindeer and caribou.5/5(2). Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease is a valu-able resource for anyone inter-ested in studying or involved in the traditional care and management of these Ran-gifer species.

This book con-tains an extensive accumula-tion of facts regarding diet, forages, and environmental and range issues that affect reindeer and caribou. This book is a comprehensive presentation of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou, or just Rangifer, a key Circumarctic species with broad social and ecological value.

It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the biology and health of wild or semi-domesticated reindeer and caribou, and is more broadly relevant for those with. This edited book offers a comprehensive overview of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou and represents an important tool for veterinarians and biologists to understand and manage these vast animal populations.

Reindeer and Caribou also will be relevant to researchers dealing with wildlife diseases. Contents - Preface - Introduction.

This study summarizes the spatial and temporal trends of fallout ()Cs concentrations in caribou and reindeer (Rangifer tarandus ssp.), reported in various programs in Canada, Alaska and. In this blog article, we’re heading into the north country to have a look at the caribou of Alaska and Canada.

Caribou are often referred to as reindeer in many countries especially those of Europe and while both reindeer and caribou are of the same species, in North American, reindeer are generally referred to as the more domesticated, smaller subspecies of the caribou.

The saga began just before the great market crash ofwhen an Alaskan entrepreneur named Carl Lomen — the “Reindeer King” — signed a contract with the Canadian government to ship a herd of 3, reindeer 2, kilometres from Naboktoolik, Alaska, to the Mackenzie Delta, Northwest Territories, ostensibly to feed starving Inuvialuit (the Inuit people of the.

This book is a comprehensive presentation of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou, or just Rangifer, a key Circumarctic species with broad social and ecological value.

It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the biology and health of wild or semi-domesticated reindeer and caribou, and is more broadly relevant for those with interests in other species of free. CARIBOU OR REINDEER Caribou, called reindeer in Europe, live in the arctic regions of Canada, Alaska, Greenland, Scandinavia and Russia.

They are small deer which have adapted to polar regions. Their wide hooves help them move easily in the snow and their dense fur protects them from colder temperatures. Contrary to most deer species. In Europe, caribou are called reindeer, but in Alaska and Canada only the semi-domesticated form is called reindeer.

This book is a comprehensive presentation of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou, or just Rangifer, a key Circumarctic species with broad social and ecological value.

It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the biology and health of wild or semi-domesticated Author: Morten Tryland. Caribou / Reindeer ~ ~'1) /',t, c* Between and 1, reindeer were introduced into Alaska from Siberia, and the numbers have fluctuated widely since then.

In reindeer were introduced into Newfoundland from Norway. Their numbers increased rapidly and ~,- by there were about 1, of them, but after their Lapp herders returned. Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. Several reindeer live in the zoo’s caribou habitat, with great information and occasional programs.

O'Malley Road in South Anchorage. Star the Reindeer. In an only-in-Alaska tradition, a solitary (and well-cared for) reindeer has been kept for tourist viewing and civic events for the past half-century. The world population is about 5 million. Caribou in Alaska are distributed in 32 herds (or populations).

A herd uses a calving area that is separate from the calving areas of other herds, but different herds may mix together on winter ranges. In Europe, caribou are called reindeer, but in Alaska and Canada only the domestic forms are called reindeer.

More than 80 years ago, caribou numbers in Canada’s Northwest Territories started to decline – a serious threat to the Inuit people who called the region home.

In response, a herd of reindeer from Alaska were herded through the rugged landscape to the region, where they were used for. Yet, here they are, all over the Northern Hemisphere: known as reindeer in Eurasia and as caribou in North America, the Arctic deer is the source of life for many indigenous peoples, and an irresistible attraction for hunters from the developed countries.

This book is a comprehensive presentation of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou, or just Rangifer, a key Circumarctic species with broad social and ecological value. It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the biology and health of wild or semi-domesticated reindeer and caribou, and is more broadly relevant for those with interests in other species of free-ranging and.

Wild reindeer and arctic caribou are migratory, and their habitat crosses territorial and national borders. As the climate changes, and migration patterns shift, it will be increasingly important for governments to implement plans that support wildlife and ecosystems. Rifle hunting reindeer on the open tundra is an adventure.

Travel to northern Canada with hunter Brandon Mason on his first caribou hunt. Caribou hunting has been a dream for Brandon. Reindeer imported to Alaska.

Reindeer were imported from Siberia in the late 19th century and from Norway in the early s as semi-domesticated livestock in Alaska. Reindeer can interbreed with the native caribou subspecies. Canada NunavutClass: Mammalia. Caribou are native to North America, whereas reindeer are native to northern Europe and Asia.

Alaska does have some reindeer, however, imported from Siberia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In marshier, boggy type terrain, reindeer or caribou will sit down utilizing the entirety of that split hoof, almost resembling that of a snow shoe.

Another interesting fact about caribou: they actually out populate people in the state of Alaska nearly to 1. As Canada’s Yukon territory braces for the coronavirus, residents have been asked keep one caribou’s length apart from each another.

(For those not familiar with the dimensions of the reindeer. Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are referred to as wild caribou in Canada. They are distinguished from caribou by shorter legs, heavier rumps and white spots. However; unlike the multiple subspecies of caribou found in Canada, many herds were slowly, throughout Europe and Eurasia, domesticated or herded as they were more adaptable to human contact.

The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as the caribou in North America, is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to Arctic, sub-Arctic, tundra, boreal, and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia, and North America.

This includes both sedentary and migratory populations. Rangifer herd size varies greatly in different geographic : Mammalia. Hunters can target both barren ground caribou, and mountain caribou in Alaska and Canada. Even Quebec and Labrador caribou, along with woodland caribou, can be legally harvested in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

In Canada, caribou hunting for non-residents doesn’t require lottery draw for a tag; the licenses are typically. The data from all sources included over samples taken between and for the major caribou and reindeer herds in northern Canada, Alaska, and Greenland ().Within Canada, data were available from over 20 caribou herds ranging from the Porcupine herd in Yukon/Alaska to the Merasheen Islands in southern by: Canada's Reindeer.

Inuk Films. 24 minutes. This film is the story of the famous reindeer trek from Alaska to Canada in The Canadian government settled the reindeer in the Mackenzie Delta to improve the economic conditions of the Inuit people.

High. Book Your Adventure Big Game. All Species. Deer. Mule Deer. Whitetail Deer. Elk. Bear. Sheep. Reindeer Alaska. Aleutian Island Reindeer Hunting Horseback Barren Ground Caribou Hunt in the Alaska Range.

Outfitter # From. $8, Find the outdoor adventure of a lifetime. Our Location. As it relates to Umnak Island, the animals are owned by the Native Corporation thus called “Reindeer” as opposed to the neighboring Aleutian Island, “Adak Island”, where they are state owned and considered “Barren Ground Caribou”.

These reindeer were introduced to the island in the early ’s as a food source for the residents. In3, reindeer were imported to Canada through Alaska from Scandinavia.

Since that time, reindeer herding is still practiced by descendants of people in the Northwest Territories. Royal Commission to Investigate the Possibilities of the Reindeer and Musk-ox Industries. and John Gunion Rutherford (page images at HathiTrust) Raising reindeer in Alaska / (Washington, D.C.: U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, ), by L. Palmer (page images at HathiTrust) Memorial on the introduction of domesticated reindeer into Canada. - Caribou, wild Reindeer native animal to Alaska and Canada.

Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and. Reindeer and Caribou by Morton Tryland,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Stock video footage of caribou and reindeer (domestic caribou) in the wild, primarily on the Seward Peninsula near Nome Alaska, and captivity.

Includes bulls, cows, and calves in the autumn. Caribou Hunting: A Guide to Alaska’s Herds Book Pristine Ventures Caribou Hunting: A Guide to Alaska's Herds Book This is a must read for anyone planning to hunt caribou.

It offers sportsmen a chance to confirm what they know and teaches them what they don't know regarding caribou hunting in Alaska.

Yes, the caribou of Alaska and Labrador/Newfoundland is a reindeer species imported from the arctic regions of Europe and Asia where it is native. What is the difference between Caribou and Reindeer. • As it is mentioned in the start, the two names caribou and reindeer differ according to the place.

People of Europe and Asia call them reindeer, but they are known as caribou in North America. • There are five caribou subspecies (two extinct) in Canadian tundra and American woodlands. - Explore trisha's board "caribou/reindeer" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Reindeer, Caribou, Christmas school pins.

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A disease that affects deer species has Alaska's state veterinarian concerned that it might spread to Alaska and infect moose, elk, caribou and reindeer.Environment Canada reported in that there were approximat boreal woodland caribou in 51 ranges remaining in Canada.(Environment Canada, b).

Siberian tundra reindeer herds are in decline. For this reason, Rangifer tarandus is considered to be vulnerable by the IUCN. Human dependence on caribou/wild reindeer began in the Middle. Alaska Now Offers Reindeer Yoga Classes Alaska, adds an unusual (This noise is produced by a ligament connected to two different ankle bones and is unique to both caribou and reindeer.)Author: Meilan Solly.