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
Class: Mammals
Order: Domestic animals
Family: Deer
Weight: 60-160 kg
Mating: September-October
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.