More than 300 reindeer were killed by a lightning strike during an epic storm in Norway. The animals were situated on the central mountain plateau of Hardangervidda when the lightning struck, leaving the bodies of 323 deer, including 70 calves, scattered along the region. Norwegian Environment Agency spokesman Kjartan Knutsen told the Associated Press it is not uncommon for animals to be struck and killed by lightning strikes. However, so many perishing at once is unheard of.
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