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Tourist and reindeer, Svalbard

Tourist and reindeer, Svalbard

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Uploaded 13 Nov 2011 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2011
From collection: Arctic Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The short-legged and compact Svalbard subspecies of reindeer is one on the wildlife attractions for tourists on Svalbard, often possible to observe from close distance. In the short summer vegetation season reindeer need to build up fat reserves to survive the long winter.
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