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Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)

Structure, Morphology and Composition of Fur on Different Parts of Reindeer (Rangifer Tarandus) Foot. Zhang R, Li G, Pan R, Wang Q, Li J.  Micron. 2019 Sep

Keeping cool in the warming Arctic: Thermoregulatory behaviour by Svalbard reindeer. Williamsen L, Pigeon G, Mysterud A, Stien A, Forchhammer M, Loe LE. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 2019 Sep

Elaphostrongylus and Dictyocaulus infections in Norwegian wild reindeer and red deer populations in relation to summer pasture altitude and climate.  Handeland K, Davidson RK, Viljugrein H, Mossing A, Meisingset EL, Heum M, Strand O, Isaksen K. International Journal for Parasitology:Parasites and Wildlife. 2019 Sep

Biological adaptations in the Arctic cervid, the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Lin Z, Chen L, Chen X, Zhong Y, Yang Y, Xia W, Liu C, Zhu W, Wang H, Yan B, Yang Y. Science. 2019 Jun

Gastrointestinal parasites in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus): A review focusing on Fennoscandia. Jokelainen P, Moroni B, Hoberg E, Oksanen A, Laaksonen S. Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports. 2019 Jun

Genome sequence and comparative analysis of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in northern Eurasia. Weldenegodguad M, Pokharel K, Ming Y, Honkatukia M, Peippo J, Reilas T, Røed KH, Kantanen J. bioRxiv. 2019 Jan

Genetic diversity and population genetic structure of the only population of Aoluguya Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in China. Ju Y, Liu H, Rong M, Zhang R, Dong Y, Zhou Y, Xing X. Mitochondrial DNA Part A. 2019 Jan

Incomplete degradation of lichen usnic acid and atranorin in Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus). Węgrzyn M, Wietrzyk-Pełka P, Galanty A, Cykowska-Marzencka M, Alterskjær Sundset M. Polar Research. 2019

Late-Breaking: Investigating the population structure and differentiation of reindeer populations with high-density SNP markers. Kharzinova V, Dotsev A, Deniskova T, Laishev K, Romanenko T, Okhlopkov I, Brem G, Wimmers K, Reyer H. Journal of Animal Science. 2018 Dec

Summer habitat selection of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) governs on the unprotected forest and human interface in china. Wang J, Wang P, Aryal A, Meng X, Weladji RB. Ekológia (Bratislava). 2018 Jun

The wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus: Cervidae, Mammalia) on the arctic islands of Russia: a review. Mizin IA, Sipko TP, Davydov AV, Gruzdev AR. Nature Conservation Research. 2018 Jan

Observation of polar bear (Ursus maritimus) feeding on Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhyncus)–exceptional behaviour or upcoming trend. Czech Polar Reports, Kavan, J., 2018.

Are trampling effects by wild tundra reindeer understudied?.Heggenes, J., Odland, A. and Bjerketvedt, D.K., 2018

Polymorphism of the mtDNA control region in Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) from the mainland of the Northeastern part of European Russia. Korolev AN, Mamontov VN, Kholodova MV, Baranova AI, Shadrin DM, Poroshin EA, Efimov VA, Kochanov SK. Biology Bulletin. 2017 Dec

Seasonal energy and protein requirements for Siberian reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Thompson DP, Barboza PS. Journal of Mammalogy. 2017 Oct

Temporal variation in the operational sex ratio and male mating behaviours in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Weladji RB, Body G, Holand Ø, Meng X, Nieminen M. Behavioural processes. 2017 Jul

Analysis on genetic diversity of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in the Greater Khingan Mountains using microsatellite markers. Zhai JC, Liu WS, Yin YJ, Xia YL, Li HP. Zoological Studies. 2017 Jan

Colonizing the High Arctic: Mitochondrial DNA reveals common origin of Eurasian archipelagic reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Kvie KS, Heggenes J, Anderson DG, Kholodova MV, Sipko T, Mizin I, Røed KH. PloS one. 2016 Nov

Allosuckling in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus): a test of the improved nutrition and compensation hypotheses. Engelhardt SC, Weladji RB, Holand Ø, Nieminen M. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde. 2016 Mar

Climate trends, weather fluctuations and calving phenology in Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) (Master’s thesis, NTNU). Danielsen, P., 2016.

Calf mortality of semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus) in the Finnish reindeer-herding area. Nieminen M, Norberg H, Maijala V. Rangifer. 2013 Jun

Modelling the combined effect of an obligate predator and a facultative predator on a common prey: lynx Lynx lynx and wolverine Gulo gulo predation on reindeer Rangifer tarandus. Andren H, Persson J, Mattisson J, Danell AC. Wildlife Biology. 2011 Mar

The impact of large carnivores on the mortality of semi-domesticated reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) calves in Kainuu, southeastern reindeer herding region of Finland. Nieminen, M., 2010.

European wild forest reindeer and wolves: endangered prey and predators. Kojola I, Tuomivaara J, Heikkinen S, Heikura K, Kilpeläinen K, Keränen J, Paasivaara A, Ruusila V. InAnnales Zoologici Fennici 2009 Dec

No evidence of inbreeding avoidance in a polygynous ungulate: the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Holand Ø, Askim KR, Røed KH, Weladji RB, Gjøstein H, Nieminen M. Biology Letters. 2006 Dec

Predation on European wild forest reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) by wolves (Canis lupus) in Finland. Kojola I, Huitu O, Toppinen K, Heikura K, Heikkinen S, Ronkainen S. Journal of zoology. 2004 Jul

Winter lynx Lynx lynx predation on semi-domestic reindeer Rangifer tarandus in northern Sweden. Pedersen VA, Linnell JD, Andersen R, Andrén H, Lindén M, Segerström P. Wildlife biology. 1999 Dec

Short-term behavioural responses of Svalbard reindeer Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus to direct provocation by a snowmobile. Tyler NJ. Biological Conservation. 1991 Jan

Social organization of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), with special reference to relationships among females. Hirotani A. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 1990 Apr

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