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How many reindeer does
Santa Claus have?

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Santa's grumpy little elf shares some BIG secrets
about Santa's reindeer!

How Many Reindeer Are There?(The short answer)

I'm not a reindeer! I'm Santa's Grumpy Elf! What? Did you think elves looked like reindeer? You are almost as silly as Clumsy the Elf (and that's PRETTY silly!)

So how many reindeer does Santa have?  Well, there are so many I don't even know!  I think Santa must have hundreds of reindeer!  Just look at all those reindeer in the photo below (Hint: look really hard!).  Can you count them all?  And that's only some of Santa's reindeer!

I don't have that many fingers and toes to count them all. If I did, I'd never get pointy little elf shoes or mitts that fit.

Do you want to know more about the reindeer at the North Pole?  Well keep reading then!

How Many Reindeer Pull Santa's Sleigh?

So how many reindeer pull Santa's sleigh? It depends on how many cookies he ate! Oh, I may be a grumpy elf but that joke always sleighs me!

Oh wait, that's the answer! It was ate, I mean, EIGHT reindeer pull Santa's sleigh! Well, at least it was for a while! And then there was that one foggy Christmas Eve...

Keep reading to find out more!

What Are Santa's Reindeer Names(in order)

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen
Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen
But do you recall
The most famous reindeer of all?
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer!

And now you know the names of the reindeer that pull Santa's sleigh. But did you know there are other reindeer too?

Yup! Keep reading for more about Santa's reindeer!

Does Santa Have Other Reindeer?

Of course Santa has other reindeer too! Some are a little bit famous and some I'll bet you didn't know!

Did you know Leroy the Redneck Reindeer had a song made about him? Ha! Didn't think so!

Blizzard had a movie made about her. (But why don't they ever make movies about grumpy elves?!?)

And then there's that whole Thrasher incident! (He was supposed to be Top Secret!)

There are lots of other reindeer too! Here's a silly story about some of Santa's other reindeer trying out to pull Santa's sleigh. Let's just say it didn't go too well for Chub-chub and Krasher. And don't even get me started about Toots and Tinkle!

More Answersto your Questions

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