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Reindeer - Wikipedia

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The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as caribou in North America, is a species of deer ... Both sexes can grow antlers annually, although the proportion of females that grow antlers varies g...

Why do female reindeer grow antlers? | Discover Wildlife

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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, ...

Do female reindeer have antlers? | Reference.com

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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 ...

11 Things You Might Not Know About Reindeer | Mental Floss

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Dec 7, 2015 ... At least one subspecies, the Arctic Reindeer, is already extinct. ... Although the females in certain populations do not have antlers, many do.

Sex of Santa's Reindeer : snopes.com

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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.

Are Santa's Reindeer Males? - Live Science

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Sep 20, 2012 ... Here's why: Here on the ground, male reindeer shed their antlers at the ... for an Arctic journey, though a flightless one, females might have the ...

Reindeer | San Diego Zoo Animals & Plants

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Males begin to grow antlers in February and females in May. ... In winter, they make do with lichen (also called reindeer moss) and fungi, scraping the snow ...

Rudolph the red nosed reindeer is a female - Telegraph

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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 ...

Why Do Some Females Have Horns? | Science | Smithsonian

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Oct 2, 2009 ... Both male and female caribou (a kind of deer) grow antlers each year, while in most other deer only the males do so. This is actually a very ...

Reindeer information - Reindeer Owners and Breeders Association

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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 facilities.