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Caribou Just 'Miss the Boat'...

Photo copyright Rachel Kobernick - all rights reserved


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Barrenground caribou of the Leaf River herd nearly 'miss the boat' on the Ungava Peninsula of Nunavik in northern Canada. The small group traveled by freighter canoe up a remote tundra river with Inuit guides, and camped out en-route. Over a period of a few days they saw thousands of caribou in groups of hundreds at at time at primary water crossings and along age-old trails in this incredibly pristine and isolated wilderness area. Photo taken by trip leader Rachel Kobernick on the Great Summer Caribou Migration expedition. The Leaf River barrenground caribou of Nunavik is one of the largest & least influenced caribou congregates in the world.  Every year, hundreds of thousands of animals migrate from the tree-line to the calving grounds on the remote Arctic tundra, and then back again during the summer and autumn. Our wildlife camps are set up near main southbound migratory routes, allowing us high quality caribou migration encounters.


Click here to learn more about the special caribou migration expedition on which this photo was taken


Click here to check out Rachel Kobernick's photo essay and review about her two seasons working with us in Nunavik with us


Click here to see a map of the caribou range in Nunavik Canada

 


The 2016 Great Summer Caribou Migration


Filmed in August 2016 by cinematographer Beth Davidow on the remote Ungava Peninsula in Nunavik Canada

 

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