Santa has nine reindeer in total including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer who has a glowing red nose that helps guide Santa’s sleigh in bad weather. Traditionally, Santa had only eight reindeer until Rudolph came along with his glowing red nose.
When you have to deliver presents to millions of kids all around the world, you need all the help you can get. And nine reindeer is just enough reindeer to get the job done each and every year.
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