Lower Andes of Chile and Argentina
The Southern pudu, also known as the Chilean pudu, is the smallest member of the deer family. An adult pudu’s body length is less than three feet long, with its shoulder height ranging from 1 to 1.5 feet tall. The pudu has a short, reddish brown coat with slightly lighter legs and underparts. Their tail is short. Fawns are spotted with white spots. Males have simple spike antlers about 3 inches in length.