Norway Puts Reflectors on Reindeer

They're trying to cut down on car crashes
By Omar Hamstercheeks,  Newser User
Posted Dec 22, 2010 1:22 PM CST Posted Dec 22, 2010 1:22 PM CST
Promoted on Newser Dec 22, 2010 7:04 PM CST
Reindeers with reflectors to stop car crashes.
File photo of a reindeer.   (AP)

Norway has come up with a novel way to keep drivers from crashing into reindeer: They're fitting reflectors on the animals in the form of reflective collars or antler tags. So far, 2,000 of the nation's 200,000 reindeer have been fitted. "It really works," a roads official tells the Telegraph. About 500 reindeer are killed each year by cars.
(More reindeer stories.)

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