The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as caribou in North America, is a
species of deer ... In most populations, both sexes grow antlers annually, but
females lack antlers in a few. .... Mall...
Dec 10, 2014 ... Males of almost all deer species grow antlers, used to battle for females. But
reindeer are the only species in which the females also grow them, ...
Dec 20, 2012 ... Female reindeer retain their antlers until after they give birth in the spring. ...
Some females can grow small shovels (eye-guards), normally grown only ... We
do know, from a few furtive sightings, that their antlers appear to be ...
Sep 20, 2012 ... Here's why: Here on the ground, male reindeer shed their antlers at the ... While
all reindeer would be equipped for an Arctic journey, though a flightless one,
females might have the edge ... Animal Sex: How Red Foxes Do It.
Mar 28, 2016 ... Is it true that male reindeer lose their antlers by December, therefore all ...
Cervidae, to have females do so), male reindeer drop their antlers at ...
Nov 3, 2009 ... Females cast their antlers in spring, growing them back in time for winter Photo: ...
of deer in the world, only in reindeer do females have antlers.
What are antlers made of? Why do they look fuzzy? Both male and female
reindeer and caribou have antlers; only male deer of all other species have
Oct 2, 2009 ... In most well known bovids and cervids, only the males grow the horns or antlers,
but there are a few species where the females do as well.
... female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year (the only members of
the deer family, Cervidae, to have females do so), male reindeer drop their
Reindeer vary considerably in color and size. Both sexes grow antlers, though
they are typically larger in males. There are a few populations where females