Boreal Region

Caribou or Reindeer

From the arctic regions, the Subarctic of Europe, Asia and North America, this deer species can weigh up to 200 kg for an average height of 1,30 meters. Contrary to most deer species, both males and females carry antlers that are covered with velvet in the summer. Caribous live in herds and mate at the […]

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Arctic Wolf

There are two varieties of wolf at Omega Park: the gray wolf and the arctic wolf. The arctic wolf is a gray wolf subspecies. It lives on Canadian arctic islands and on the Greenland Northern and Eastern shores. They are white or cream-coloured with long and thick hair. Some hairs are sometimes darker on their […]

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Arctic Fox

Coming from Iceland, this 75 to 115 cm and 2,5 to 9 kg fox now inhabits a large territory going from the Arctic, from Iceland to Russia and also through Canada. Its fur is used as a camouflage. It is then white in the winter and brownish in the summer. They hunt lemmings, hares and […]

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Musk Ox

This survivor of the Ice Age inhabits the arctic regions including Greenland, Siberia and northwestern Canada (Yukon and Territories Northwest). Inuit call it omingmark which means’’ animal with a fur as a beard’’. His thick brown fur, called qiviut, effectively protects it in the extreme cold of northern regions (-40 ° C), this fleece is […]

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