Chilean Pudu Pudu puda

Pudus are like little kids! They engage in play behaviors such as skipping and mock fighting.

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ORIGIN:
Southern Chile to Argentina

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HABITAT:
Forests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
10-30 lbs
Length: 3 ft

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DIET:
Fruits, leaves, roots and seeds

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PREDATORS:
Mountain lions, foxes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Antlers

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REPRODUCTION:
200-225-day gestation; sexually mature at 8 months

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THREATS:
Human hunting and collection for the pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
10 yrs in wild

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