Reindeer

Thinning Arctic ice claims lives of 80,000 reindeer as global warming cuts off food supply

Thinning Arctic ice claims lives of 80,000 reindeer as global warming cuts off food supply

During 2013, 61,000 reindeer died – more than a fifth of the total Yamal Peninsula population of 275,000.

Nov 16, 2016, 10:02 AM IST
Reindeer population in Russia to be culled due to severe anthrax outbreak!

Reindeer population in Russia to be culled due to severe anthrax outbreak!

The report mentioned that reindeer herding is an important industry and livelihood for indigenous peoples in the Yamal-Nenets region.

Oct 11, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Scientists find 10,000-year-old woolly rhino carcass in Siberia

The frozen remains of a baby woolly rhinoceros over 10,000 years old, with its fur, eyes and horns still intact have been discovered on one of the coldest parts of northern Russia, a media report said on Friday.

Feb 27, 2015, 22:36 PM IST
‘Tis The Season! Google Doodle celebrates the first day of the holidays

‘Tis The Season! Google Doodle celebrates the first day of the holidays

It's the holiday season all around the globe. How can Google not wish us 'Happy holidays'!

Dec 23, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

48 reindeer killed by train in Sweden

Forty-eight reindeer have been killed in northern Sweden, struck by a speeding train they tried in vain to outrun, transport officials said on Tuesday.

Jan 15, 2014, 02:09 AM IST

Scientists say reindeer really do have red noses

Rudolph, a fictional reindeer created by Robert L May, has a glowing red nose for which he is treated unkindly by the other reindeer. But a new study has suggested that Rudolph might not be unique as reindeer do have glowing red noses.

Dec 24, 2013, 17:22 PM IST