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Protecting Britain's only herd of reindeer, nestled in Scottish highlands

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Reindeer gather around herder Anna Jemmett, from the Glenmore Reindeer Centre, to eat lichen from her hands in the Cairngorm Mountains near Aviemore, Scotland, on Dec. 28. The 150 strong Cairngorm Reindeer Herd is Britain's only herd of reindeer.

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Reindeer herder Anna Jemmett from the Glenmore Reindeer Centre carries a 26 lbs bag of grain feed along a wooden pathway, a task carried out twice a day in winter, before feeding a herd of free ranging reindeer in the Cairngorm Mountains near Aviemore, Scotland, on Dec. 28.

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A herd of reindeer walk together in the Cairngorm Mountains near Aviemore, Scotland, on Dec. 28.

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Reindeer herder Anna Jemmett from the Glenmore Reindeer Centre, calls out to attract a herd of free ranging reindeer before feeding them, in the Cairngorm Mountains near Aviemore, Scotland, on Dec. 28.

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Ducks walk past a herd of reindeer in the Cairngorm Mountains near Aviemore, Scotland, on Dec. 28.

For more information about Britain's only herd of reindeer visit the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd website.