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Wild boars generate worries in Norway

A thousand years after they disappeared from Norwegian forests, wild boars now pose a threat to other wildlife and could potentially spread to much of the country.

Winter rains threaten reindeer and voles

A small rodent, the vole, shares an icy issue with reindeer in Svalbard. A warmer Arctic climate could bring more winter rains and tougher conditions for the two species.

Norway’s oldest elk

A family in Norway has had the antlers of Norway’s oldest elk hanging on the wall of their home for over a century.