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Rabies threatens Svalbard reindeer

Authorities on Norway's Arctic island group of Svalbard have burned the carcass of a local reindeer suspected of being infected with rabies. The reindeer's...

Minister clears the way for mass reindeer slaughter

After receiving what's been called "brutal and unambiguous" advice from veterinary experts, Agriculture Minister Jon Georg Dale told Norway's food safety and animal welfare authorities...

Dead reindeer will be left to rot

More than 300 dead reindeer will be left on a remote mountain plateau in Hardanger where they were found by a Norwegian wildlife inspector just...

Reindeer giddy over mushrooms

It's early autumn in Norway already, and the forests are full of mushrooms this year, some of them hallucinogenic. They've been discovered by reindeer...

Motorist crashed into reindeer herd

A man in his 40s drove into a herd of reindeer on the E6 highway between Alta and Skaidi Tuesday night. Nineteen of the reindeer...

NRK’s ‘slow TV’ keen to follow reindeer

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK), which sparked international interest with its "slow TV" concept, has a new project in the works. It involves plans to follow hundreds of...

Avalanche buries scores of reindeer

Reindeer herders fear as many as 200 reindeer were killed this week when an avalanche thundered down on an area where they were grazing...

Fur flies over reindeer herds

Reindeer owners in Northern Norway were furious this week that Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) revealed the size of their herds, and revealed that some owners had...

200 reindeer killed in avalanche

A large avalanche in Bøverdalen, Oppland killed around 200 reindeer on Tuesday. Herders watched helplessly as the animals were swept up in the avalanche,...

Reflective reindeer to reign on roads

Reindeer in Norway's north will be fitted with reflectors in a bid to stop the animals from being run down by cars. About 10,0000...

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