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Reindeer

Reindeer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae[?]
Genus: Rangifer
Species: tarandus
Binomial name
Rangifer tarandus
The caribou is an Arctic-dwelling deer (Rangifer tarandus), otherwise known as reindeer. Economically important herds in the north of the Old World have become less important in the minds of Americanised children world-wide than the imagined reindeer team of Santa Claus.



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