The current population of Peary Caribou is estimated at about 13,200 mature individuals.
In this regard, what do Peary caribou eat?
During summer, willow is an important food for Peary caribou. They also feed on various forbs, herbs, sedges and grasses. During winter, forbs, especially legumes and avens, are important foods. Unlike other caribou, Peary caribou eat very little lichen because very little lichen is available to them.
Furthermore, are caribou endangered in Canada?
May 2014 – Alberta's mountain caribou are assessed as 'endangered' – in immediate danger of extinction – by Canada's Species at Risk Act scientist advisors – Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC).
Are Caribou native to Canada?
Caribou live all across Canada and are present in the northern regions of all the provinces, except Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. But even with such a large range, these animals are in danger.
Are caribou going extinct?
Least Concern (Population stable)