Tulugak means raven in Inuktitut.
In their black capes and feathery beards, cawing hoarsely like crows with laryngitis, ravens scour the tundra landscape year-round in search of, well, whatever they can find. They are scavengers and quite content to dine on the deceased: the deader, the better! That's why they are often seen following packs of wolves. Uninvited, after a caribou kill, they join the wolves at the table and stick around to clean up after the wolves have gone packing.
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