You might mistake the horns and antlers. As long as it has the firmest thing in the animals’ head, you might think it’s a horn. However, horns and antlers are two different animal features. See the difference between those items.
When it comes to the shape, you’ll directly see the difference. The horns only have a branch in left and right side. Meanwhile, the antlers look exactly like tree branches.
The fact that the horns would permanently attach on the mammals is true. Therefore, if some has it displayed at home, it might be from hunting the animal. It covered by the layered keratin that make it attached permanently. The substance is exactly same with human fingernails. In terms of the used, the horns mostly will be constructed as unisex accessories.
Fun side about the antlers is it can grow up. Each antlers have the pedicle which is the bony growth. This stuff covered with blood vessels and soft skin layer which can shed anytime. After the shedding process, it will have the place to the antlers grows again. No wonder that everyone who love hiking sometime would find this stuff in the wood.
Instead of horns, reindeer has the antlers which has beautiful looks. If you see the appearance, it looks like the tree branches without any leaves there. Antler’s way very different with the horns. It can shed and grow back. You might be curious about the time that a reindeer would be lose the antlers. Then here’s the details!
Both male and female reindeer can shed and grows back their antlers. For the male reindeer, it known that they will grow up the antlers start from February. They also shed their crown in November.
Meanwhile for female reindeer, they will grow those things start in May. Both of the species has the same time to grow and shed the antlers, but the female would prefer to keep their own through the winter and wait to grow up in May.
After the antlers, let’s talk more about this mammal. The reindeer often mention in the fairy tale with Santa as the sleigh pullers. In real life, reindeer also do the same. They help people out to pulling the sleigh while also carrying a huge burden.
As seen in the movie, this animal is quite friendly and helpful. The most stand out about the animal is they can survive in the coldest weather. With their body feature, reindeer can easily adapt with the bad season.
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Holiday season might make you think of the craft that still in line with the celebration. Making a reindeer craft would be part of it. There are a lot of stuff you can come up to DIY with the kids. if you seek some ideas, here are for you.
Create the Christmas tree ornaments in reindeer look would be awesome. Grab the material such as popsicle sticks, brown paint, googly eyes, brown paper, red paper, and brown pipe cleaner. Construct the reindeer face first, you can shape the brown paper into triangle. Create the nose part using the red paper. Just come up with the circular shape would be good.
Dip the popsicle sticks on the brown paint. You need three sticks for an ornament. Leave it dry and make it as the frame of reindeer face. Cut up your pipe cleaner and shape the reindeer antlers. Time to compound everything! Start with the googly eyes and the red nose. Glued the antlers on the top. Ties the string and hang it on the tree.
Turn your mason jar into reindeer gift could be eye catching for everyone. Prepare chocolate candies, clear jar, googly eyes, pipe cleaner, ribbons, blank tags, and lights. Insert the chocolate on the jar.
Decorate the outside part with the eyes and red nose details. Shape the pipe cleaner to looks like the antlers and glued them up. Write the sayings on the tags and ties it on the jar neck. Close up the mason jar and share!
It such a boring family gathering if you do not host any game at all. A reindeer toss game can be your pick to have a festive Christmassy celebration. It such a great game which perfect for all ages. Definitely worth to try. See how you can prepare and play the game!
Let’s start with making the antlers first. Have a balloon antler to wear on the head. If you want to make this as a group game, just buy more than one item. For the rings, you can DIY using the cardboard and painted to be in the holiday theme. Create the boundaries of the player to throw their rings.
To play this game, each player in turns have to throw the rings into the antlers. You can set for each player to have only one ring on hand. So, if they missed, then it’s another player in group turn to throwing theirs. Prepare spectacular presents for the winner who can reach higher score.