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Barren-Ground Caribou Migration


Posted by David Kakuktinniq on Mon Jan 25, 2021 3:37 pm

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Barren-ground caribou migration on the move outside of Rankin Inlet, NU, Canada. Every year, this spectacle brings more than 10,000-20,000+ caribou through the coast of the Hudson Bay, not 5km further than Rankin Inlet. Here is a close-up of a small fraction of the herd.

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by Carol Clarke on Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:28 pm
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This image certainly gives us an idea of the density of caribou herds during the migration, David! They must be quite a sight to see.

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by Pete Zwiers on Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:48 pm
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Awesome. Between this and the muskox photo you posted earlier, please tell me you don't see anything else for the other 363 days of the year! So cool that you have this epic and iconic wildlife near you.
 

by Mary Brun on Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:20 pm
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Wow! You are very lucky to witness such an event!
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:32 pm
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Amazing sight! Some look quite emaciated.
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