Saving the Mongolian Reindeer People

Saving the Mongolian Reindeer People

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reindeer-people.jpg A Mongolian tribe that relied on reindeer for all their basic needs — from food to transportation — stood on the brink of tragedy when a bacterial infection struck the animal population preventing them from reproducing.

An American woman came to their aid, not only providing veterinary support to fix the problem but opening an eco-tourism route to self-sufficiency.

Watch the videos below, or at MSNBC(Gorgeous scenery surrounds reporters on their 2-day journey to get this story, so watch the second video too.)