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Elk, caribou, and a variety of bird species (like the Atlantic puffin, or the ptarmigan) are also common sights along the sloping hills.
The caribou are scattered from one end of the Denali to the other.
Research into other Arctic species such as seals and migratory birds and caribou have also drawn heavily on local knowledge.
Critics counter that the road, located within the sprawling Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, threatens migratory birds and other animals, including caribou, brown bears and sea otters.
Two weeks after leaving Philadelphia, Dickerson, Oeser, and their charges entered the Banff park, 4,500 feet up, a spectacular range of peaks and glaciers, of alpine plateaus and lakes, of bears and caribou.
Tens of thousands of full-grown caribou along with countless calves dotted the Brooks Range slopes.
The Reindeer Dog is typically made from caribou, a type of reindeer meat.
Environmentalists value it for its migratory birds, caribou and other wildlife.
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