It has come to my atten-shons that some of you were not aware that The Pudu exists. I love it when new species come out of the woodwork to kill us with their adorabuhlness—here is Pudu 101.
First, they’re spotted, prosh and the world’s smallest deer:
Second, pudús normally weigh up to 12 kilograms (26 pounds.)
Third, they have small, black eyes, black noses, and rounded ears with lengths of 7.5 to 8 centimeters (3.0 to 3.1 inches.)
Lastly, they live in bamboo thickets (imagining Disney movie now) to hide from predators. They also LOVE Cute Overload Xtreme Close-ups:
Oh, and here’s a ten-day-old one IN ACT-SHONS:
AND A ONE DAY OLD PUDU OMG:
Pudú facts via Wikipedia especially for RSA. Pudu in the Grass via Sunnydownstuff. Pudú snorfing zoo rocks by Patti Panda. Pudú with mouth ajar by WFTV.com. 10-day-old Pudu video by Patti Panda. ONE DAY OLD Pudu video By Woodland Park Zoo.