Svalbard Reindeer are the smallest subspecies of Reindeer standing only 80cm (about 31inches) tall. This is due to insular dwarfism as it evolved to adapt to it's small roaming ground. http://ift.tt/2d7c7ve

Svalbard Reindeer are the smallest subspecies of Reindeer standing only 80cm (about 31inches) tall. This is due to insular dwarfism as it evolved to adapt to it's small roaming ground. http://ift.tt/2d7c7ve

PHOTO OF THE DAY This tiny Svalbard reindeer calf is all eyes, knees and fluff   Read more: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/this-tiny-svalbard-reindeer-calf-is-all-eyes-knees-and-fluff

PHOTO OF THE DAY This tiny Svalbard reindeer calf is all eyes, knees and fluff Read more: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/this-tiny-svalbard-reindeer-calf-is-all-eyes-knees-and-fluff

Svalbard Reindeer, Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus in Ny-Alesund, Svalbard. Copyright Dave Walsh

Svalbard Reindeer, Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus in Ny-Alesund, Svalbard. Copyright Dave Walsh

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