Vatican Radio cites seasonal alarm at thinning of reindeer population
December 17, 2012
As Christmas approaches, and young people hear stories of Santa Claus and his reindeer, Vatican Radio reports that the world’s reindeer population is dropping at an alarming rate.
In Canada particularly, Vatican Radio reports, the depletion of the reindeer herd has prompted fears among indigenous peoples. The report—which includes some confused mathematics—blames the problem on mining.
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