Is Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer real? Al Roker says yes!01:23
It makes perfect sense that a reindeer with a shiny red nose could guide Santa’s sleigh through fog, TODAY’s Al Roker explains, because white light would only be scattered by fog, creating glare, whereas red light would cut right through. And not only that: There’s a real reindeer species that actually has noses with a shiny red hue! You’ll go down in history, Al!