Translation of caribou in Spanish:


caribú, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɛrəˌbu/ /ˈkarɪbuː/

nounplural caribou

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    caribú masculine
    • Large artiodactyls such as the caribou inhabit subarctic forests.
    • In such a vast park there are only a few hundreds of wild animals which include the jackal, the fox, the dall sheep, the caribou and the moose.
    • Scientists say the decline of the Porcupine caribou herd in Alaska and the Yukon may be linked to global warming.
    • The cervids include deer and their allies, including familiar moose, elk, and caribou.
    • It seems like warmer temperatures should come as welcome relief to the caribou that roam the harsh lands of Alaska.
    • The antlers of the Peary caribou grow swiftly each year, and may double the height of an adult male before growth ends in the fall.
    • In May and early June the coastal plain serves as the principal calving ground for the Porcupine herd of caribou.
    • They have been known to kill animals as large as caribou and mountain goats.
    • The journey takes you to Denali, travelling deep into the natural habitat of bears, moose, caribou and wolves.
    • There are also caribou, wolves, walruses, polar bears and beluga whales.
    • The Finnish reindeer does not show the typical migratory behaviour seen in wild reindeer and caribou.
    • The caribou had returned and the wolves were now released from the famine.
    • When there is a loss of habitat, the woodland caribou becomes a prime target for wolves that gorge on their plentiful prey.
    • Mammals, like reindeer and caribou are known to travel many miles in search of food in the cold winter months.
    • The area over which the caribou were sampled would become important to avoid a geographic variation effect.
    • On the north side of the lake [Great Slave Lake] by McKinley Point the caribou are really skinny.
    • Records of where hunters harvested their caribou are crucial to account for geographic variation.
    • They had all gotten up before me and had already brought down a caribou.
    • In caribou, kidney mass is known to fluctuate through time as a function of reproductive status.
    • Most of the caribou fanned out in an easterly direction, but two individuals moved south.