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Penn State

Adult Male Caribou

Caption: The results of the research suggest that plant communities in the Arctic are more likely to resist destabilization by climate change if populations of caribou, musk ox, and other large herbivores remain intact. This image of an adult male caribou in Greenland was taken by Eric Post during his research expedition.

Credit: Eric Post, Penn State University

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