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Hirvas Salmi, FINLAND. Taneli Nakkalajarvi, 28, takes a smoke break from slaughtering reindeer. Days slaughtering are onerous, lasting 12 hours or more. A team of five herders slaughter 300 reindeer on the fourth day of the roundup earning £.40 per reindeer in a gruelling day?s work. Every year serious accidents result from the use of oversized knifes...
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SAMI REINDEER HERDERS
Hirvas Salmi, FINLAND.  Taneli Nakkalajarvi, 28, takes a smoke break from slaughtering reindeer.  Days slaughtering are onerous, lasting 12 hours or more. A team of five herders slaughter 300 reindeer on the fourth day of the roundup earning £.40 per reindeer in a gruelling day?s work.  Every year serious accidents result from the use of oversized knifes...