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Reindeer herding camp

family traditional reindeer herding camp


Margarita Moltanova, 5, plays with reindeers in the family traditional reindeer herding camp in Russia's northern Yamal Region. The indigenous reindeer herders in Russia’s northern Yamal Region, a remote section of Siberia where winter temperatures can sink below minus 50 degrees Celsius, are facing a man-made threat as officials push ahead with an unprecedented culling that calls for at least one in seven of the Yamal’s reindeer to be slaughtered.

17 November 2016
Tags: russia, photo, yamal

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