Frightening of Reindeer

Frightening of the reindeer is prohibited by law. Reindeer is a semiwild animal. It gets scared easily and may rush to escape. Responsible tourist meets the reindeer and gets to know their life with the guidance of a reindeer owner. Following the Reindeer Husbandry Act, ‘reindeer must not be frightened. Compensation must be paid for any damage or inconvenience caused to the reindeer owner and the reindeer herding co-operative as a result of frightening.’