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 ..... Populations—car...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...