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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Rudolph’s last stand: Where have all the reindeer gone?

Woodland caribou, including this impressive bull, were spotted on Highway 3 along the east side of Kootenay Pass in November 2007. The animal’s large, concave hoofs, equipped with a spiked rear dewclaw, allow them to walk across deep snow.