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Painted animal horns fluorescent dye to prevent road accidents

Painted animal horns fluorescent dye to prevent road accidents

Finnish reindeer herders have coloured animal’s antlers to ‘glow in the dark’. Horns sprayed with flourescent dye to prevent car crashes involving animals. Hundreds of accidents involving wild reindeer occur every year in Finland.

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Finnish reindeer herders have found a new way of keeping their livestock from being hit by cars – they cover their horns in fluorescent dye. The herders are trying out different types of reflective paints in the hope of finding a shade which can resist the harsh climate. ┬áIt is the the latest attempt to stop thousands of road deaths involving reindeer in Lapland, in northern Finland.

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