A large Arctic and sub-Arctic deer known for its large antlers and migratory habits.
Derived from the mi'kmaq word 'xalibu' which means 'the pawer' or 'the one who paws'.
- The caribou migration is a spectacular sight to see in the wilderness.
- The hunters waited patiently for a chance to shoot a caribou for food.
- The indigenous people of the Arctic region have relied on caribou for sustenance for centuries.
- The caribou population has declined in recent years due to hunting and loss of habitat.
- The caribou antlers are an important source of calcium for the animals during the winter months.