The Southern Pudu is a species of Deer native to Chile and Argentina and is listed as near-threatened.
Reasons for near-threatened status - Poaching, illegal collecting for zoos, habitat destruction, predation by domestic dogs, exotic deer, domestic livestock.
Conservation efforts -
Southern Pudu Facts -
Science Name: pudu pudu
Length: 90 cm
Height: 35 - 45 cm
Weight: 6.4 - 13.4 kg
Native Locations: Chile, Argentina
Lifespan: (wild) 10 years (captivity) 15 - 17 years
Population: less than 10,000
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)
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