Peary caribou are the smallest of all caribou subspecies. They have shorter faces and legs and are lighter in colour than barren-ground caribou. In winter, Peary caribou have a mostly white coat. Their summer coat is slate-gray with white legs and underparts. Both males and females have antlers. Antlers on adult males are larger than those on females and juvenile males. The velvet covering the antlers is gray, unlike the dark brown velvet of barren-ground caribou.
Rangifer tarandus pearyi
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