A single Lightning strike is believed to have actually slain a lot more than 300 reindeer in Norway.

All in all, 323 reindeer had been located dead from inside the southern element of Norway regarding the Hardangervidda plateau, a pr release through the Norwegian Environment institution said. Among the 323 slain happened to be 70 calves. An official from the nature that is norwegian uncovered their unique carcasses during a routine review on saturday.

Officials said they believe the herd of reindeer was actually killed by Lightning strike while they huddled collectively during a heavy thunderstorm.

Associated with 323 reindeer killed, five must be euthanized for their injuries.