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woodland caribou

a variety of caribou inhabiting the bogs and forests of eastern Canada, having large, palmate antlers.
Origin of woodland caribou
First recorded in 1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • One is the “Barren Ground caribou,” and the other, the “woodland caribou.”

    The Young Voyageurs Mayne Reid
  • I don't know the precise name of it, but I think it is a woodland caribou.

    A Mating in the Wilds Ottwell Binns
  • The woodland caribou is almost exterminated, but might be resuscitated.

  • They only carried to camp the best parts with the skin, as the flesh of the woodland caribou is not much esteemed.

    The Young Voyageurs Mayne Reid
  • Here, we have moose, woodland caribou and the red deer, besides nearly all the fur-bearing animals that we find on the Labrador.

  • Among hunters and sportsmen, two divisions have long been known, namely, the woodland caribou and the Barren Ground caribou.

    North America Israel C. Russell
  • The bulldog may be presumed to contribute to the summer misery of the woodland caribou and the Moose as well as of man.

  • These conditions offer something of a contrast to those surrounding 70 the woodland caribou.

  • The woodland caribou has been killed off to such an extent as to cause both Indians and wolves to die off with him.

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