Arctic reindeer getting smaller due to climate change?

Well kinda!

Reindeer in the Arctic have been shrinking in size over the past two decades, according to research revealed at a meeting of the British Ecological Society on Monday.

Scientists studying the caribou in Svalbard, Norway, found that average adult reindeer weight declined 12% in a 16-year-period, dropping from 121 pounds for those born in 1994, to about 106 pounds for those born in 2010.

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