They’re the most iconic creatures of the holiday season – and yes, they're a real thing.
Canada's only reindeer herd lives up in the Northwest Territories, just a stone’s throw from the North Pole.
And while our Prancers and Blitzens only spend one night a year pulling Kris Kringle’s sleigh, they’re magnificent creatures to behold anytime.
Visit Inuvik and operators can take you by snowmobile to meet the animals on the tundra.
Or, come during Muskrat Jamboree, when the reindeer cross our famous ice road and can be photographed from the comfort of a tour van.
Here's what you'll discover about Northwest Territories reindeer: