How Do Reindeer Survive Freezing Temperatures? | Reindeer Family and Me | BBC Earth
- Published on: 1/3/2020
- Having travelled to the northernmost reaches of Lapland, Gordon meets a Sami reindeer herder who introduces him to his first ever reindeer!
Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylist
Blue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylist
Planet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylist
Planet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist
Reindeer Family And Me
Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan is travelling to the frozen north, deep inside the Arctic Circle, to meet the ancient Sami people and the animals they hold so close - reindeer. Known as the reindeer people, the Sami were traditionally nomadic, relying on their precious animals to help them survive the Arctic's harsh winters. Gordon lives with a Sami family in Finnish Lapland to experience their unique culture and to learn about their special bond with reindeer. He works to earn the trust of his own reindeer companion, before leaving behind his adopted family and setting off alone into this land of ice and snow. With only his reindeer to guide him, but armed with the knowledge of his hosts, Gordon wants to immerse himself in this frozen wilderness and attempt to witness the natural phenomenon the Sami most revere - the magical northern lights.
Welcome to BBC EARTH! The world is an amazing place full of stories, beauty and natural wonder. Here you'll find 50 years worth of entertaining and thought-provoking natural history content. Dramatic, rare, and exclusive, nature doesn't get more exciting than this.
Want to share your views with the team? Join our BBC Studios Voice: https://www.bbcstudiosvoice.com/register
This is a commercial channel from BBC Studios. Service & Feedback https://www.bbcstudios.com/contact/co...
- bbc documentary bbc bbcearth bbc earth Reindeer Family and Me Gordon Buchanan reindeer in finland finnish reindeer sami reindeer herder reindeer herder facts about reindeer reindeer in the snow How Do Reindeer Survive Freezing Temperatures? winter wildlife winter wildlife documentary bbc wildlife documentary 2019 nature documentary 2019 bbc