Scientific name: Rangifer tarandus
Height: Shoulder-height 0,9-1,4 m.
Weight: 90-270 kg.
Food source: Lichen, moss, grass, and leaves.
Life expectancy: 6-10 years in the wild and 15 years in captivity.
Distribution: Tundra on the Northern hemisphere, Siberia, and North America.
Status: The oldest finding from Denmark is approximately 32,000 years old. The reindeer disappeared from Denmark in a period of time but re-immigrated approximately 14,200 years ago. It became extinct in Denmark approximately 9,000 years ago.