10. Reindeer played an important role in the survival of many cultures. In Scandinavia & Canada, reindeer hunting helped keep tribes alive. In Norway, it is still common to find reindeer trapping pits, guiding fences and bow rests dating from all the way back to the Stone Age. In Scandinavia, reindeer is still a popular meat. Almost all of the animal’s organs are edible and many are crucial ingredients of traditional dishes in the area.