reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), red deer (Cervus elaphus)
1. Cervus tarandus. I. (The Rein Deer). = reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
2. Cervus elephas. I. (The common Stag). = red deer (Cervus elaphus)
Title: The animal kingdom, arranged according to its organization, serving as a foundation for the natural history of animals : and an introduction to comparative anatomy
Year: 1834 (1830s)
Authors: Georges Cuvier, baron, 1769-1832; Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André Latreille), 1762-1833; Henry McMurtrie, 1793-1865
Subjects: Animals; Zoology
The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as caribou in North America, is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to arctic, subarctic, tundra, boreal, and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia, and North America. This includes both sedentary and migratory populations.
The red deer (Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest deer species. The red deer inhabits most of Europe, the Caucasus Mountains region, Asia Minor, Iran, parts of western Asia, central Asia and the Atlas Mountains region between Morocco and Tunisia in northwestern Africa.