Gallery description : reindeer

Reindeer is a mammal that usually inhabits forests close to the arctic tundra. It has a fur covering and is able to speed up to 80km/h (50mph). Reindeer which scientific name is rangifer tarandus has a size 1.6-2.1m (63-82in) and has a weight 60-320kg (132-705lbs). Life duration is usually 12-15 years in a herd lifestyle. Eats mostly: grass, herbs, berries

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Facts about reindeers
NameReindeer
Size1.6-2.1m (63-82in)
FamilyCervidae
ColourBrown, white, tan, grey
HabitatForests close to the arctic tundra
Skin TypeFur
OrderArtiodactyla
ClassMammalia
PredatorsHuman, bears, wolves
Top Speed80km/h (50mph)
Weight60-320kg (132-705lbs)
Main PreyGrass, herbs, berries
DietHerbivore
Conservation StatusLeast concern
KingdomAnimalia
GenusRangifer
Life Span12-15 years
Average Litter Size1
LifestyleHerd
TypeMammal
PhylumChordata
Scientific NameRangifer tarandus
Image Details
Description Reindeer. Description Reindeer in Kebnekaise.jpg
Width 2734 pixels
Heigh 1818 pixels
File type JPG
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