Canada’s Caribou!

Woodland Caribou

There are over 2 million Caribou in Canada, some subspecies are quite threatened by oil drilling, habitat loss, human incursion… There are several species including WOODLAND, the largest of the species inhabiting boreal and northern forests in British Columbia, Yukon, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador; PEARY, inhabit the northern Arctic islands; BARREN GROUND,  found in large migrating herds in Yukon, Northwest Territories, Northern Quebec and Labrador.

The Caribou has traditionally been the image on the back of the Canadian quarter (25 cent piece) and still is!

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