Reindeer facts

Discover interesting facts about reindeer, including their unique characteristics and behaviors. Learn more about these amazing creatures and their role in folklore and holiday traditions.
Let us not forget that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer existed before the 1964 Christmas TV special.  The shunned creature was first penned by Robert L. May in 1939 as a Christmas giveaway booklet for the Montgomery Ward store.  Yes--Rudolph celebrates his 75th birthday this year as well. The singing cowboy/actor Gene Autry's 1949 recording of the song Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer went to number one on the music charts. Animation, Rudolph Red Nosed Reindeer, Rudolph The Red, Rudolph Red Nose, Rudolph, Red Nosed Reindeer, Reindeer, Olaf The Snowman, Animated Christmas Movies

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the original broadcast of everyone's favorite Christmas TV special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Rankin/Bass. The animated special's influence and impact on Christmas culture is difficult to overestimate. Most of us can hardly imagine Christmas on television before its arrival in 1964. Rudolph is not only referenced as most everyone's first Christmas TV special memory (remember our Christmas in July mini-questionnaire?) but also their favorite…

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Linda Clark
Deer, Art, Reindeer, Red, Dieren, Animaux, Reindeer Photo, Animais, Deer Family

I love the holiday season; it’s one of my favorite times of year. If you’re still shopping for the perfect gift for your animal-loving friends and family (as I am), check out my best picks for any budget:1. An artful animal pillow to dress their living room or bedroom ($30; order by December 10).2. A species adoption kit from the WWF of their favorite animal, like this polar bear, which includes a stuffed animal, an adoption certificate, a photo, an educational species card and a gift bag…

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JoAnn D'Orazio
Be inspired to travel to Finland with these photos of Lapland and learn some fun facts about reindeer in Finland. You'll learn interesting wildlife facts about these animals, who are best known for leading Santa's sleigh, including everything from reindeer calves (babies) to cool facts about Santa's reindeer to entertain your guests this holiday season. I reindeer facts I wildlife information I Finland travel I Lapland Finland I Lapland travel inspiration I #Finland #Lapland #reindeer Inspiration, Nature, Adventure Travel, Reindeer Facts, Finland, Wildlife Facts, Lapland Finland, Finland Travel, Holidays In Europe

Be inspired to travel to Finland with these photos of Lapland and learn some fun facts about reindeer in Finland. You'll learn interesting wildlife facts about these animals, who are best known for leading Santa's sleigh, including everything from reindeer calves (babies) to cool facts about Santa's reindeer to entertain your guests this holiday season. I reindeer facts I wildlife information I Finland travel I Lapland Finland I Lapland travel inspiration I #Finland #Lapland #reindeer

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