Definition of Barren ground caribou
1. Noun. Of tundra of northern Canada; in some classifications included in the species Rangifer tarandus.
Generic synonyms: Caribou, Greenland Caribou, Rangifer Tarandus, Reindeer
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Literary usage of Barren ground caribou
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1. The Conservation of the Wild Life of Canada by Charles Gordon Hewitt (1921)
"Barren-ground Caribou as Source of Meat and Clothing.— The development of a "wild" food supply, by which I mean the caribou in our northern territories from ..."
2. Our Big Game: A Book for Sportsmen and Nature Lovers by Dwight Williams Huntington (1904)
"Comparatively few American sportsmen have shot the barren-ground caribou on ... Since the barren-ground caribou is usually found on wide, open plains, ..."
3. Annual Report on Introduction of Domestic Reindeer Into Alaska by Sheldon Jackson, United States Bureau of Education (1904)
"The antlers are clearly of the Barren Ground caribou type, but present two marked peculiarities. These are the extreme length of the tines on the upper part ..."
4. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1903)
"Several magnificent heads of the barren ground caribou from Labrador, in the Smithsonian at Washington, show one heavily palmated brow antler, ..."
5. Big Game Shooting by Clive Phillipps-Wolley (1894)
"(4) barren ground caribou (C. tarandus arcticus) Almost all that I know of the barren ground caribou (C. tarandus arcticus) has been derived from the ..."