Properly: Rangifer tarandus
These animals vary in size, weight and coloration due to
climate, breeding, disease, and food supply, thereby resulting in improper
Although at one time the following animals were thought to be different
speicies they, are a single species.
Barren Ground Caribou: Rangifer arcticus
Peary Caribou: Rangifer arcticus pearyi
Woodland Caribou: Rangifer caribou
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