Featured Wildlife: Teshekpuk Lake Caribou

Teshekpuk Lake provides calving grounds and critically important insect-relief areas to the approximately 60,000-strong Teshekpuk Lake Caribou Herd;

Length: Males, 64-81 inches long/Females, 64-81 inches long;

Weight: Males 350-400 lbs/Females 180-260 lbs;

Number of Animals: Approx. 60,000;

Fun Fact: Related to moose and deer, caribou are well adapted to their northern habitat and cooler climate, with hollow-hair fur that covers almost all of its body providing insulation in winter and flotation for swimming.