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The world's largest herd of reindeer is found in Siberia, east of the Yenisey River. The Taimyr reindeer herd numbered as many as 1,000,000 individuals in 2000 but is believed to be less than half that size today, due to commercial hunting, poaching, and habitat degradation. This article from National Geographic profiles the Taimyr reindeer: www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/08/poachers-target-largest-reindeer-herd-antler-velvet/
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