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...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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