Why is a reindeer pulling a sled for Santa?

Source: admin Release Time: 09:47:54 2018-12-25

Christmas "car driver" - reindeer, on Christmas Eve will take the Santa Claus sleigh to fly across the sky, the New Year's gift to each child's bed. However, compared with reindeer, the title of "driver" seems to be more suitable for horses. So why is reindeer the heart of Santa Claus? Today, we will come together to meet the Christmas "car driver" - reindeer!

Also known as the horn deer, belonging to the cloven-hoofed, deer family, the empty-toothed deer subfamily. They have the common body shape of the deer, and are the larger members of the deer family. They have a body length of 1 to 1.25 meters, a shoulder height of 1 to 1.2 meters, and a body weight of 100 to 150 kilograms. Reindeer is mainly distributed in the Arctic region of the Northern Hemisphere, including Canada, Alaska, northern Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Greenland. There are also a small number of reindeer in China, which live in the forested area in the northeastern part of the Greater Xing'an Mountains and live with the Ewenki people.

The reindeer's head is long and straight, with developed lips and large eyes. Both the bucks and the female deer have a forward-curved bifurcation angle on their heads, while other deer animals have only male heads with long horns. The reindeer has a short neck, a strong body and a short tail. Their limbs are slender and their hooves are large. The two front toes are large and half-moon shaped. The two rear toes are smaller and separate from the front toe, suitable for snow and Walking on rough roads.

Reindeer is a meek animal, but it has a strong character and tenacity. These qualities are manifested in their annual Arctic migration, which is the longest animal on land. The longest run is to turn back to the Arctic Circle. So, who is reluctant, gentle, adaptable, and adaptable? It’s no wonder that you can get Santa’s favorite!