Reindeer antlers, which can be sold as Chinese medicine, are a valuable source of secondary income for the nomadic Komi reindeer herders who live north of the Arctic Circle in Russia. These are carefully preserved in the spring when animals drop their horns.
- © Gordon Wiltsie
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