Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Artiodactyla
Family - Cervidae
Genus - Rangifer

Reindeer

Ratings

The reindeer (also known as the caribou) is found in large herds in the very north of the world. Reindeer inhabit both the Arctic Tundra and the North Pole regions which include parts of North America, Europe and Asia.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Rangifer Tarandus
Type - Mammal
Diet - Herbivore
Size - 1.6-2.1m (63-82in)
Weight - 60-320kg (132-705lbs)
Top Speed - 80km/h (50mph)
Life Span - 12-15 years
Lifestyle - Herd
Conservation Status - Least Concern
Appearance
Colour - Brown, White, Tan, Grey
Skin Type - Fur
Favourite Food - Grass
Habitat - Forests close to the Arctic tundra
Average Clutch Size - 1
Main Prey - Grass, Herbs, Berries
Predators - Human, Bears, Wolves
Distinctive Features - Double layer of thick fur and large antlers of the males

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