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The Inuit of the Arctic coast use it to occasionally hunt for caribou and fish, and there are a few nonnative homesteaders living in the refuge.
The small Arctic Ocean community of Utqiagvik, on the northern coast of Alaska, is used to polar bears, caribou, and even musk ox visiting their landing strip
The region is home to 36 species of fish, massive herds of caribou, and birds that migrate north from throughout the country.
Getting meat was needed for survival, and there were plenty of caribou and seal hunts, with only intermittent success.
The Arctic refuge, which covers more than 30,000 square miles, has been closed off to commercial drilling for decades because of concerns about the impact on polar bears, caribou and other animals in the region.
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.
Elk, caribou, and a variety of bird species (like the Atlantic puffin, or the ptarmigan) are also common sights along the sloping hills.
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First Known Use: circa 1665See Words from the same year
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