caribou caribou  /ˈkɛ rɪ ˌbu/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Arctic deer with large antlers in both sexes; called `reindeer' in Eurasia and `caribou' in North America

Usage(s):

  1. They said, 'Even a mosquito can kill a caribou calf when it's just born.
  2. Thousands of caribou drown in the Quebec wilderness Each fall, as their mating season approaches, an immense gathering of caribou from northeastern Canada embarks on a.
  3. When a single caribou runs, whether he's King Caribou or not, the jittery masses tend to follow.

News

  1. Northwest Trek celebrates baby boom

    EATONVILLE — This is a great time of year to see baby animals at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. Visitors can get up close with bison and caribou, Bighorn sheep lambs and deer fawns. The animals will be visible in the …
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Q13 FOX Seattle

  2. Cell phone thieves can cash in using recycling kiosks

    ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. - Paul Hartwig thought he would do some work on his computer at Caribou Coffee on Cedar Lake Road when plans changed quite dramatically two weeks ago.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: 9 News Denver

  3. West Moberly Unveils Precedent Setting "Action Plan" to Save Threatened Caribou Herd

    This morning, West Moberly First Nations unveiled a precedent setting plan to save the Klinse-za caribou herd from the brink of extinction. The plan follows the requirements of Canada's Species at Risk ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Palin describes her diet: "I love meat. I eat pork chops, thick bacon burgers, and the seared fatty edges of a medium-well-done steak. But I especially love moose and caribou."
    on Nov 17, 2009 By: Sarah Palin Source: Anchorage Daily News

  2. "Caribou Barbie is one nutty puppy" wrote New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. "Maybe there's another red Naughty Monkey high heel to drop -- there's often a hidden twist in Sarah's country-music melodramas." "Why not? Palin/Sanford...
    on Jul 8, 2009 By: Maureen Dowd Source: Human Events (blog)

  3. "Taking into account what is best for the conservation of these species, I intend to initiate the listing process for . . . Peary caribou as endangered," Baird wrote to the Nunavut Wildlife Management Board in a May letter obtained by CanWest...
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: John Baird Source: Vancouver Province (subscription)

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