Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus

Barren-Ground Caribou (Reindeer)

In the largest races, the antlers of big males can range up to 100 cm (39 in) in width and 135 cm (53 in) in beam length. They have the largest antlers relative to body size among living deer species.

this painting is based off a photograph by Donald M Jones