Dave’s VOTD: Rare Reindeer

December 6, 2018

A Norwegian photographer has shared images of a rare white reindeer calf he encountered while hiking with friends.

Mads Nordsveen, 24, from Oslo, said he spotted the animal in the snow on a walk in northern Norway.

Their unusual appearance is caused by a genetic condition that strips the pigment from their fur, but not albinism.According to some Scandinavian traditions, spotting a white reindeer is considered a sign of good luck.

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