Rare White Reindeer Calf Spotted In The Wilderness Of Northern Norway

This rare white baby reindeer almost disappears into the snowy background in these magical wintry snaps. Having emerged from the nearby woods in northern Norway with its brown mother, the calf happily posed for photographs in the snow.

White Reindeer, which are not albino, has a rare genetic mutation that strips their fur of pigment.  white reindeer norway1

Photographer Mads Nordsveen, from the capital Oslo, was on a hiking trip with friends when he spotted the white reindeer calf. The 24-year-old said in a statement for Daily Mail: ‘I was walking in the mountains looking for nice landscapes for my travel photography when out of nowhere I saw this wonderful little creature.

Curious: The little white reindeer comes up close to the camera lens as its mother watches on in the backgroundwhite reindeer norway3

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