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December 2, 2014 Tinsel, a rare albino reindeer who is the main attraction at a Christmas tree farm in England, has hoofed it. After escaping his enclosure, he remains on the loose.
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His antlers are so bright.
Reindeer Herders' Association (of Finland)
February 21, 2014 News about how herders in Finland are experimenting with shiny antlers to keep their animals from being hit by vehicles has inspired some amusing "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" parodies.
February 20, 2014 It's not Rudolph's nose that's red. Herders in Finland are experimenting with reflective paint on their animals' antlers and fur. They hope to reduce the 4,000 reindeer deaths on highways each year.
"Velvet Eyes" — a pet reindeer belonging to Carl Emmons — stands in the back of a pickup truck outside a market and gas station in Nome, Alaska.
May 28, 2013 NPR photographer David Gilkey provides a dispatch from Nome, Alaska — where spotting a reindeer in a pickup is one of the perks of the job.
December 21, 2011 Christmas, with flying reindeer and a bright shining star announcing the coming of Jesus is a time when myth and science intersect. Can science explain some of the Christmas myths?
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