Signature game from the past. The caribou has had a decisive significance for Greenland’s history, as most immigration followed the caribou herds. The largest flocks and hunting systems are found in this area and the caribou also plays a major role in the area’s UNESCO SITE.
Greenlandic name: Tuttu
Latin name: Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus
English name: Caribou; Barren-ground Caribou
Order: Domestic animals
Weight: 60-160 kg
Habitat in greenland: Tundra
The caribou can sprinkle 60-80 km/h and can pace in smooth speed for hours.
Calf: 1 a year
The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as the caribou in North America
We call it Caribou in our region.
The biggest stock in Greenland is found in the area between Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq. Right were we are.