pudu

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pu·du

 (po͞o-do͞o′)
n.
Either of two species of very small deer (Pudu mephistophiles or P. puda) native to South America, having a stocky reddish-brown body and short, unbranched antlers in the male.

[Mapuche püdü, püdu.]

pudu

(ˈpuːˌduː)
n
(Animals) a diminutive Andean antelope, Pudu pudu, some 35 cm (13 to 14 in.) tall at the shoulder, with short straight horns and reddish-brown spotted coat
[C19: its native name]
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Exciting additions to the wildlife are two Chilean Pudu, one of the smallest species of deer, being only 40cm tall and weighing no more than 10kg.