Provinces and territories
Newfoundland and Labrador
These deer are native to cold and snowy regions of northern Europe, Siberia, and North America. In North America, they are known as caribou. The caribou is the official provincial animal of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and appears on the coat of arms of Nunavut. For a very long time, Arctic peoples have depended on these deer for food, clothing, and shelter. Some populations of caribou perform seasonal migrations. During the spring ...
migration, smaller herds usually group together, and my number 50,000 to 500,000 animals. While migrating caribou travel about 19-55 km (12-34 mi) a day. They can run at speeds of 60-80 km/h (37-50 mph) and young calves are even able to outrun an Olympic sprinter when only 1 day old. The knees of many caribou subspecies produce a clicking sound as they walk. These sounds originate in the tendons of the knees and may be heard from several hundred meters away.