In some ways, your impression of Finland as a freezing wilderness is accurate. The Finns are sturdy people who aren’t frightened of a little cold, yet the country of Finland isn’t exactly a wasteland. The Finnish people and their fascinating history will win the hearts of any visitor, but as these photos show, everyday life in Finland must be exciting!

Finnish Police Reindeer

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It’s not too shocking that the Finns utilize reindeer as police animals; other countries have been known to employ horses, dogs, cats, birds, and even dolphins in their law enforcement. The obvious follow-up inquiry is what use these reindeer serve.

For starters, they deal with environmental offenses, as well as press, PR, and public appearances for law enforcement.