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We have 13 reindeer in Polar Park.
Scientific name: Rangifer tarandus
Distribution: Reindeer are native only in the northern hemisphere . Today, reindeer naturally widespread in Canada, Alaska, Norway , Finland, the former Soviet Union and China, and on Svalbard and Greenland.
Length : about 180 cm , shoulder height of 1m
Weight : Bucks 70 to 110 kg , females 40-70 kg .
Biology : The females are usually sexually mature when they are about 28 months old , although there are examples of females who have been mature 16 months of age.
Diet: Reindeer are herbivores that mostly feed on different kinds of leaves, lichens, mosses and fungi.
Age: Can be up to 18 years . Bucks get not as old as females. Reindeer are susceptible to predation by brown bears, in lynx, wolverines and golden eagles in Norway.