Arctic reindeer

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Rangifer tarandus eogroenlandicus

Extinct  (1900) (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Cervidae
Subfamily: Capreolinae
Genus: Rangifer
Species: R. tarandus
Subspecies: R. t. eogroenlandicus
Trinomial name
Rangifer tarandus eogroenlandicus

The Arctic reindeer (Rangifer tarandus eogroenlandicus), also known as the East Greenland caribou or Greenland caribou, was a subspecies of the reindeer (or the caribou in North America) that once lived in eastern Greenland. It has been extinct since 1900.


  1. ^ Gunn, A. (2016). "Rangifer tarandus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T29742A22167140. Archived from the original on 29 June 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  2. ^ Hatting, Tove (1978). "Magnus Anton Degerbøl: 1895-1977". Journal of Mammalogy. 59 (4): 894–897. JSTOR 1380173.