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   While sitting inside the Chum one day talking, there was a knock at the door flap, but no one came in. When Babushka opened the door to see who was outside, this beautiful white reindeer stepped inside to see what we were up to. 

   The Nenets have large herds of reindeer, but they know the individual deer at a glance. A few are raised almost as family pets, and these ones are not slaughtered. 

At home with the Reindeer

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