Why does Rudolph have a red nose? | Natural History Museum

Why does Rudolph have a red nose? | Natural History Museum

Some reindeer probably do have red noses, but this may be due to the presence of these little creatures – these little flies called, affectionately, ‘snot bots’, the reindeer botflies. The female adult botfly will fly along and she squirts the larvae up the nostrils of the reindeer. The larvae then goes down the throat…Continue reading Why does Rudolph have a red nose? | Natural History Museum