A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife
This pair of Reindeer were quite far down the road when we spotted them, the ranger whistled and they came running towards us possibly thinking we had food for them as they were part of a herd belonging to a herdsman, they soon realised it was just another bunch of tourists with cameras and high tailed it in to the pine forest! Both sexes of Reindeer (also known as Caribou in N. America) grow antlers.
seen in the Boreal Taiga forest of suomussalmi near the Martinselkenon wilds centre.