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Online Resources:

Caribou  Alaska's Department of Fish and Game offers excellent, detailed information on the Caribou.

Caribou  Excellent detailed information backed up with images and maps. 

A Year With the Porcupine Caribou Herd    Super information especially the "A Year With the Porcupine Caribou Herd" section.

Caribou  Denali National Park has created a great web page to tell you about the basics of the Caribou. 

Caribou: Struggle for Survival A Great video by the Alaska's Fish and Game Biologists. (Click here to get the free RealPlayer  Download.)

Caribou Fun Facts  Alaska's Department of Fish and Game gives fun facts about the Caribou.

Porcupine Caribou Herd  Good introduction to the Caribou of the artic.  Note: The caribou you explore on this site live in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).  This area is currently embroiled in a political battle between people who want to drill for oil and those that want to help the wildlife.

Caribou Migration  Good introduction to the Caribou Migration.  Note: The caribou you explore on this site live in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).  This area is currently embroiled in a political battle between people who want to drill for oil and those that want to help the wildlife.

Caribou Slide Show  Good information on the Porcupine Caribou Herd.

Caribou Find the Green in a Warming Arctic  Good article about the changing climate and it's short-term effects on the caribou.

Woodland Caribou  Great Easy to find information, especially the section on risk factors facing the caribou.

Wildlife Protection: Caribou  Learn about the Caribou, some areas where they are found, and what our country is doing to help Caribou.

 

 

Case Study: Caribou in Alaska

 A Close-Call (Denali National Park, AK)

 

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