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Abandoned Reindeer Calf Raised in East Iceland

Last spring a newborn reindeer calf was discovered abandoned by its herd by the side of the road in east Iceland and was adopted by farm near Reydarfjördur. Next weekend visitors to Fáskrúdsfjördur will be able to meet Líf (“Life”), as the calf is called.

Líf will be the star of the show during the annual Fáskrúdsfjördur “French Days” town festival next weekend. “She will greet visitors at the entrance to the ‘Frenchmen Museum’ where we will ask volunteers to feed her from a bottle,” museum director Albert Eiríksson told Fréttabladid.

“Líf is loved by all,” Eiríksson added. “She has never been around a reindeer herd but has been given milk from a bottle and recently began eating Iceland moss.”

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