Sign up for the Left Field newsletter

You have been successfully added to our newsletter.

Let our news meet your inbox

leftfield

Santa has 9 reindeer. The contiguous U.S. has only 11.

copied!

Every Christmas, we tell stories about flying reindeer pulling Santa's sleigh. A subspecies of reindeer—wild Mountain Caribou—can still be found in the beautiful Selkirk Mountains in Washington and Idaho, but the last herd in the lower 48 is down to just 11 caribou.Dec.19.2017

Originals

  • The Kansas teacher who buries treasure in every desk

    03:44
  • Why Millennials not getting married may be a good thing

    02:44
  • Taxi to Canada: Drivers shuttle migrants out of Trump's America

    06:33
  • Meet Mama Cat, the Chef Saving St. Louis with Spaghetti

    04:54
  • Why silver medalists seem like the saddest people at the Olympics

    02:01
  • How America's love of watching sports created superhuman athletes

    02:38
MORE FROM leftfield