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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Quarantined Reindeer

A sick reindeer is separated from the herd. A healthy reindeer’s coat is waterproof, meaning it can lie in snow without melting it; icy spots may indicate fever. There are reindeer veterinarians in Lapland, but for such sensitive animals, there is often very little that can be done.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Finland
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Kang-Chun Cheng