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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Peary Caribou Rangifer tarandus pearyi in Canada - 2015

Photo of Peary Caribou
Peary Caribou - Photo (Peary Caribou in Svartfjeld Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, 2015). Photo credit: Morgan Anderson,

Threatened
2015


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Document Information

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
in Canada

COSEWIC logo

COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC. 2015. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Peary Caribou Rangifer tarandus pearyi in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. xii + 92 pp. (Species at Risk Public Registry website).

Previous report(s):

COSEWIC. 2004. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Peary caribou Rangifer tarandus pearyi and the barren-ground caribou Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus (Dolphin and Union population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. x + 91 pp.

Gunn, A., F.L. Miller and D.C. Thomas. 1979. COSEWIC status report on the Peary caribou Rangifer tarandus pearyi in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 40 pp.

Miller, F.L. 1991. Update COSEWIC status report on the Peary caribou Rangifer tarandus pearyi In Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 124 pp.

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Production Note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Lee Harding (SciWrite Environmental Services) for writing the status report on the Peary Caribou, Rangifer tarandus pearyi, in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada. This report was overseen and edited by Justina Ray, Co-chair of the COSEWIC Terrestrial Mammals Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819-938-4125
Fax: 819-938-3984

COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Ếvaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le Caribou de Peary (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) au Canada

Cover illustration/photo:

Peary Caribou -- Photo (Peary Caribou in Svartfjeld Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, 2015). Photo credit: Morgan Anderson, Government of Nunavut.

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