reindeer

Wild Way of the Vikings

Reindeer Cyclone

In the heartlands of Central Norway, reindeer were perhaps the single most significant wild animal for the early Vikings. See how a large herd moves together like a swirling cyclone as a way to confuse any predator, including a Viking.

Did A Caribou Help Fly Santa’s Sleigh?

When a radio-collared caribou went missing from a study population in Canada last December, researchers assumed it had died or been killed. Then when it showed up again just days after Christmas, new theories of just where the caribou had been started circulating.