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Female Reindeer

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50 Winter Poems for Adults and Kids

A doe in snow More

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from Getty Images

Mother and Young Reindeer, Siberia

pinner: 'my yearly reindeer rant: both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year but male reindeer drop them at the beginning of winter, in Nov-Dec. Female reindeer retain their antlers till after they give birth in the spring. Thus according to every historical rendition depicting Santa's reindeer, every single one from Rudolf to Blitzen ... has to be female.'

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from Greenpeace International

Victory for Greenpeace and reindeer in Lapland

A lot of beautiful reindeers in Lapland #winter #wonderland #snow

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In the old nature religion (in which the divine was often perceived as feminine) it was the female horned reindeer who reigned supreme as the great goddess of the winter solstice. It was when we "C...

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LOL, summer just started and I am already thinking about fall..

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Red Deer Stag standing proud by David C Walker 1967, via Flickr

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Elen of the ways, the antlered goddess takes a rest on an ancient, mysterious path at Lands end in Cornwall (Kernow) , the western most point of the land they called Albion. Also known as the Green Lady, she is the only horned goddess, wearing the antlers of the female Reindeer, in turn the only Deer whose females are antlered. Elen is the guardian of the Leys, the ancient track ways . Her earliest tracks were the migratory paths of the Reindeer, and here is the close association with them…

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doe deer and fawn

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White-tailed Deer | Howard Cheek Photography ”

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In the old nature religion (in which the divine was often perceived as feminine) it was the female horned reindeer who reigned supreme as the great goddess of the winter solstice. It was when we "C...

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