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Reindeer Herd Crossing the Frozen Mackenzie River (3,000 critters)
Youtube ^ | 4/6/14 | Jackie Challis

Posted on 04/07/2014 5:23:47 PM PDT by Rebelbase

Massive herd crossing the Mackenzie.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agXozlbIEnc


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Very cool.
1 posted on 04/07/2014 5:23:47 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Rebelbase
Kool.

"A managed herd of Reindeer make their way from the foothills towards the Arctic Ocean each spring."

Who Zamboni'd the River?

2 posted on 04/07/2014 5:27:46 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Rebelbase

Magnificent animals, aren’t they


3 posted on 04/07/2014 5:29:12 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Paladin2
Who Zamboni'd the River?

Santa Claus

4 posted on 04/07/2014 5:33:18 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Paladin2

You’re looking at an ice road. I’ve been on it — it runs hundreds of miles. When it’s cold (say below -30*F), which it is most of the winter, the surface has as much grip as concrete. There’s a fair bit of traffic on it — including ice-road truckers. In an ordinary 4X4, you can go at near highway speeds. In a big truck, you have go slower to avoid punching through the standing wave the vehicle creates under the ice.

BTW, without taking anything away from the majesty of the video, some migrations have many times more caribou.


5 posted on 04/07/2014 5:39:21 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
Yeah, I could tell that it had been plowed or/or brushed and had some kind of longitudinal grooving(not sure if that is an artifice or intentional).

A nice flat road.

6 posted on 04/07/2014 5:50:30 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Rebelbase

So where do these reindeer get their food? It looks frozen and barren out there.


7 posted on 04/07/2014 5:52:07 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: SamAdams76

No clue. Ground lichens?


8 posted on 04/07/2014 6:15:46 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Rebelbase

Good time to cross the river, when there are no crocodiles around. The wildebeest in Africa aren’t so lucky.


9 posted on 04/07/2014 6:49:30 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Rebelbase

Thanks, Rebelbase, that was great to see.


10 posted on 04/07/2014 7:27:56 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: Rebelbase

Yummmmmmmmmm. Meat!


11 posted on 04/07/2014 7:28:09 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Rebelbase
Reindeer Herd Crossing the Frozen Mackenzie River (3,000 critters)

Of course -- with 3K of them tromping along, you'd expect a racket ....

12 posted on 04/07/2014 7:48:03 PM PDT by mikrofon (NTBCW the Raquette R.)
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To: Rebelbase

Reindeer are a European species.

The herd you showed are Caribou in C - eh -N -eh -D -eh.


13 posted on 04/07/2014 7:55:03 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: SJackson

outdoors ping


14 posted on 04/07/2014 8:38:57 PM PDT by randita
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To: Rebelbase

Grass? Anybody got some grass?!


15 posted on 04/07/2014 9:53:51 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Graewoulf

I laughed. C - eh -N -eh -D -eh!


16 posted on 04/08/2014 3:37:21 AM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: lulu16

I modified an old joke:

“Q: How did Canada get its name?

A: They wrote all the letters of the alphabet on separate pieces of paper and put them in a hat. Then they had a naming drawing, complete with local commentary.”


17 posted on 04/08/2014 5:34:10 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Amberdawn

Move to Colorado.


18 posted on 04/08/2014 7:11:34 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: Daffynition

I had reindeer steak in Norway.

Very nice.

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19 posted on 04/08/2014 7:18:45 AM PDT by Mears
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To: Iowa Granny; Ladysmith; Diana in Wisconsin; JLO; sergeantdave; damncat; phantomworker; joesnuffy; ..

If you’d like to be on or off this Outdoors/Rural/wildlife/hunting/hiking/backpacking/National Parks/animals list please FR mail me. And ping me is you see articles of interest.


20 posted on 04/08/2014 7:28:30 AM PDT by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: Graewoulf

Thank-you. Now I have new and funny joke to tell at dinner, eh.


21 posted on 04/08/2014 12:57:41 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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