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A reindeer’s yearning to travel can be read in its genes

A wild caribou in the Rocky Mountains of Canada.

Should I stay or should I go? Some reindeer, also known as caribou, are homebodies; others migrate more than 1,000 kilometres a year. Credit: Mark Bradley, Parks Canada (CC-BY 4.0)

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Nature 602, 365 (2022)



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