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.
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
Q. How do you tell the male (bull) from the female (cow)? Because both sexes
have antlers it can be difficult determining the sex of the younger aged animals ...
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 ...
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 ...
You might be able to tell that a caribou is female simply by her lack of antlers.
When female caribou do have antlers, they're generally nowhere near as big as ...
Reindeer are the only species of deer in which both the females and males grow
antlers. Female reindeer can grow antlers that are 20 inches long, and males ...
Male deer do have antlers and are known as bucks while female deer are known
... deer species, the caribou is the only deer species where females with antlers ...