235,000 caribou as of july 2013

 

The latest census result for the Western Arctic Caribou Herd is 235,000 caribou.

That is a 27% decline from the last census of 325,000 animals in 2011.

Read the full press release (May 2014) at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/applications/webintra/wcnews/2014/releases/05-12-2014.pdf

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