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Rare white reindeer photographed in Norway






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A man photographed a rare white reindeer in Norway. He was hiking and saw a small white animal. He said it was so white, "he almost disappeared into the snow". He said the experience was "magical". The reindeer was very calm. The man said: "He behaved as if he was posing for my photos. He was very curious."

The photo has gone viral on social media. It has been liked over 30,000 times. It is good luck to see a white reindeer. Santa's sleigh is pulled by flying reindeer to deliver presents. Santa's reindeer are brown. A white reindeer is white because of a problem that removes colour from its fur. In the USA, reindeer are known as caribou.

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