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reindeer

Rangifer tarandus, the large, wild ruminant of Christmas mythology, a mirror image of the North American caribou except that the latter cannot be domesticated whereas reindeer adapt easily. Large brown animals with a white buttock patch and lower parts, large antlers in both male and female.

reindeer warble fly
see oedemagenatarandi.
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