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Caribou

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You may know Caribou by their more common name, Reindeer. They live mostly in North America, Greenland, Iceland and parts of Russia. Reindeer are "ruminants," which means they eat plants and, like cows, have more than one stomach. They were probably picked for their role in Santa's sleigh because Caribou are easy to domesticate and train.

  1. 1. What is a ruminant?
    1. a. An animal who eats meat
    2. b. An animal who eats berries
    3. c. An animal with more than one stomach
  2. 2. Where do Caribou live?
    1. a. North America
    2. b. South America
    3. c. Mexico
  3. 3. What is another name for Caribou?
    1. a. Deer
    2. b. Moose
    3. c. Reindeer