A very rare species, since according to the Swedish Ministry of the Environment, there would be only one hundred similar animals in the country. On the video, the animal walks peacefully, crossing a small stream, before eating a few leaves.
The white raised by this impetus is not albinism, but the result of a genetic mutation, assure the scientists. In Sweden, as in Canada, hunting for white elk is forbidden, but hunting for elk is allowed.
However, scientists could not formally determine if they were white elk or albino.