Animal Facts

Caribou Facts


Introduction - Caribou

The arctic deer that children know as a reindeer is actually a caribou. There are about 5 million of these herbivores throughout the world. They fall into one of three species; the Barren- Ground caribou, Peary Caribou and Woodland Caribou. Below is a list of interesting facts and information including where they live, what their diet consists of, and why they have such large hooves. The easy to read format is perfect for kids gathering information for research projects or those that just want to learn more about Caribou.

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Physical Characteristics of Caribou

Basic Facts about Caribou