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Caribou Corner – Part 3

caribou bits from the northeast corner of Lake Superior #3:  Most of the History of the Lake Superior Caribou Up to the mid-1800s The ancestors of caribou (or reindeer as they are known in Eurasia) moved out of South America about 5 million years ago.  Caribou appear to have speciated in Beringia, which is the […]

Caribou Corner – Part 2

Story by Gordon Eason caribou bits from the northeast corner of Lake Superior #2:  Recent Status of the Lake Superior Caribou Some people who read Caribou Corner 1 wanted to know what is going on with the remaining Lake Superior caribou.  So we are going to look at that now and come back to the […]

Caribou Corner – Part 1

                                                                            Story by Gordon Eason caribou bits from the northeast corner of Lake Superior #1:  What are Caribou? Caribou are members of the deer family (Cervidae – from the Latin word for stag) along with moose, elk, and white-tailed deer of course.  There are also another 22 species native to North and South […]

Caribou, The Sequel: – “Skylift 2”, Features Superior’s Most Remote Island

Insurance Policy Indications are that the January caribou relocation from Michipicoten Island to the Slate Islands, near Terrace Bay, was successful but Michipicoten First Nation wants an insurance policy.  For the second time, Michipicoten Island caribou will be relocated; this time, the destination will be the most remote island on Lake Superior, Caribou Island. Lake Superior […]