At first look, it seemed like perhaps Santa's reindeer were taking a route to the North Pole via Estes Park.

But, open closer inspection, we realized this video was hundreds of elk - not reindeer - prancing through downtown Estes Park.

Still, at least they observed traffic signals and headed through an intersection when they had a green light!

Enjoy this video sent to us by 9NEWS viewer Tom Bloodgood!

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