Reindeer enjoy the Cairngorms snow in summer weather

Picture: Gary Hodgson

Picture: Gary Hodgson

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REINDEER are pictured enjoying a hot day in the sun in the Highlands.

A herd of reindeer kept cool on a shrunken snow patch in the Cairngorms.

Reindeer enjoy the summer snow in the Cairngorms. Picture: SWNS

Reindeer enjoy the summer snow in the Cairngorms. Picture: SWNS

Gary Hodgson, of Tarmachan Mountaineering, took the images when temperatures were reaching 19C.

The animals are members of a herd managed by the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre near Aviemore.

Mr Hodgson took his photographs during a fortnight of fine, sunny weather across large areas of the Highlands.

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Reindeer in the Cairngorms. Picture: SWNS

Reindeer in the Cairngorms. Picture: SWNS

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Picture:  Gary Hodgson

Picture: Gary Hodgson

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