"Now Dasher! Now Dancer! Now, Prancer and Vixen! On, Comet! On, Cupid! On, Donner and Blitzen! To the top of the porch! To the top of the wall! Now dash away! Dash away! Dash away all!"
Do you love reindeer? How much do you know about reindeer? I admit to not knowing a lot. For me it's about what I have gathered over the years from seeing them fly through the sky on movies like Prancer or The Santa Clause movie, or just the general knowledge that grown ups tell their children such as reindeer like apples and sugar cubes and carrots so as a child that's what I left for them on Christmas eve.
And so I did a bit of research and found that reindeer numbers have dropped nearly 60 percent in the last three decades due to climate change and habitat disturbance caused by humans. Reindeer (caribou) live mostly in Scandanavia and Siberia. They range in weight from 375 pounds for males and 200 pounds for females.
Caribou are known to travel up to 3,000 miles in a year! Although typically, reindeer do not fly (except Santa's of course!), they can run up to 48 mph, even though they walk slowly!
Reindeer are covered with hollow hairs that trap in air to insulate it from the elements. Male reindeer shed their antlers at the end of mating season but the females keep their antlers throughout the winter, lending belief to all of Santa's reindeer being female!
And so, with that, check out some of the reindeer gifts, ornaments, shirts, mugs, bags, and other items!
Cupid the Reindeer Christmas Keepsake Ornament by christmasshop
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Blitzen the Reindeer Christmas Keepsake Ornament by christmasshop
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Blitzen Gets Blitzed Long Sleeve T-shirt by christmasshop
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Little Reindeer Christmas Postage Stamps by origamiprints
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Vintage Gerda and the Reindeer by Edmund Dulac Post Card by YesterdayCafe
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Red Nose Reindeer Christmas Gift Wrap by thepapershoppe
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Dachshund Reindeer Christmas Card by MenagerieMayhem
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Vintage Red and White Reindeer Christmas Acrylic Keychain by silvervintage
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