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Remarkable Reindeer
What are the four animals in the deer family?

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Why do reindeer have sharp antlers?

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Why do reindeer have thick, woolly fur?

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Are reindeer carnivores, herbivores or omnivores? How do you know?

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How fast can reindeer run?

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What helps the reindeer float in water?

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Complete the chart below.

Describe reindeer feet in…
Winter

Summer

Why do reindeer migrate?

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Complete the chart below.

Describe what a reindeer calf can do…
after one hour
after a few weeks

Complete the chart below.
How do the Sami use reindeer…
1.

2.

3.

4.

For each definition, write the letter of the correct word.
Definitions

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1. Another name for wild reindeer in America.

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2. To move from one place to another.

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3. Horns on the head of a reindeer, elk or deer.

Words
a. antlers
b. calf
c. caribou
d. hooves

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4. A young reindeer.

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5. The hard coverings on a reindeer’s feet.

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6. Reindeer herders who live in Norway, Sweden,
Finland and Russia.

e. migrate
f. Sami

Write one fact for each heading below.
*Meet the Reindeer*

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*Reindeer Skills*

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*Reindeer Herds*

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*Reindeer and People*

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