How to protect reindeer from car accidents: glow-in-the-dark antlers

Brilliant! Now if there were just some reasonable way to get them on the wild things.

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Finland Fluorescent AntlersRudolph is no longer the only reindeer to light up the night sky.

In Finland, reindeer breeders are spraying antlers with florescent paint to help prevent the thousands of reindeer-related car accidents that occur each year.

The spray will glow when a car’s headlights shine on it.

“The spray is being tried on their fur, but it is maybe more effective on their antlers because the reflection can be seen in every direction,” Ollila told Finnish broadcaster YLE.


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