caribou walking on tundra
Several caribou walking across the tundra while making their migration.

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Noatak National Preserve is home to a wide array of mammals. Ranging from the great brown bears to the seldom seen tundra voles, one of the most popular animals in Noatak is the caribou. Every spring and fall, these animals pass through the preserve on the 600 mile trek between their summer and winter grounds. Noatak National Preserve helps protect this millennia-old journey that is vital to both the caribou and the people who live in their path.

Last updated: December 3, 2018

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