Antlers are extensions of the skull grown by members of the deer family. They are
true bone structures that usually grow in symmetrical pairs. In most species, only
the male grows antlers and the an...
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, ...
Female reindeer retain their antlers until after they give birth in the spring. ... We
do know, from a few furtive sightings, that their antlers appear to be extremely
velvety and ... Santa's reindeer also have the unique and remarkable ability to fly.
Sep 20, 2012 ... Santa's sleigh-pullers, including Vixen and Cupid, are likely females. ... Here's
why: Here on the ground, male reindeer shed their antlers at the end ... for an
Arctic journey, though a flightless one, females might have the edge ...
In the case of reindeer, males & females both grow antlers, that are deciduous,
solid antlers ... Reindeer look a lot like their wild North American cousins, the
caribou, but are somewhat (8-10 ... Reindeer do not require large areas or
Dec 21, 2007 ... ... have a small stub. The only female deer with antlers are Reindeer which are
actually caribou. ... Do Female Deer Have Antlers. Source(s): ...
Nov 3, 2009 ... Of the forty different species of deer in the world, only in reindeer do females
have antlers. Females cast their antlers in spring, growing them ...
Mar 28, 2016 ... Male reindeer typically shed their antlers by November, leading ... Cervidae, to
have females do so), male reindeer drop their antlers at the ...
Aug 16, 2014 ... Females reindeer and their close relatives, caribou, DO tussle with their antlers
from ... The antlers, as I have said, ARE used for defense and a little bit of
dominance display, but not nearly as much as you see from big bull ...
Female deer usually do not bear antlers, excepting the members of the genus.
Rangifer (reindeer and caribou) in which the females normally possess antlers, ...
in some species of deer occasional does are encountered that have antlers.