Clay County Conservation visits CC/E students
December 24, 2020
Last Thursday a Clay County conservationist came to Clay Central/Everly for an outdoor presentation on caribou. Students learned how caribou differ from our local whitetail deer.
Students learned about caribou antlers and how they are much larger and their fur is far thicker than local deer, noting that caribou and deer antlers are dense, not hollow. Caribou's antlers are typically shed during different months – males during the months of November and December while females keep theirs until May after their calves are born.
Caribou are not indigenous to our area, typically living in tund...