A Caribou's Tale 9+

Dargan M. Frierson

Designed for iPad

    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings
    • Free



Put yourself in the hooves of a caribou in this science-based adventure from EarthGames!

Boo the caribou spends her days happily playing with her mom and dad, learning how to break through the snow to reach the tasty grass below. But everything changes when rain comes to the normally frigid Arctic. Ice is much harder to break through than snow! Experience the emotional yet uplifting plight of the caribou as you learn about the science of the Arctic.

It takes skill to bounce your hoof off of different surfaces and reveal enough grass for your family. You'll carom through 16 different levels, each illustrated with striking original watercolors.

Rain on snow events are occurring more and more in the Arctic. You'll learn about this challenge and how we can help the caribou! A Caribou's Tale is based on real science facts, with educational material written by environmental scientists at University of Washington.

A Caribou's Tale is a project of EarthGames and the University of Washington. Check out our other science-based games on the App Store, including Infrared Escape, Erode Runner, and Climate Quest.

What’s New

Version 3.0

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

You'll experience a whole new Arctic adventure in this completely rebuilt version of A Caribou's Tale! We've added puzzle elements and new arcade features, which both make the game much more difficult! You'll experience the challenge of rain-on-snow events as you find food for your caribou family.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

PiathePika ,

Beautiful graphics and classic gameplay

The gameplay might be familiar, however the graphics are anything but. Plus you learn about the plight of caribou in the artic.

N8zach ,

Beautiful and Interesting

Great to see such beautiful watercolor art in this fun, interesting, and educational game


An emotional roller-coaster

That was good and I'm crying

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