Sākums Animals Chilean Pudu

Chilean Pudu

IUCN Red List: Near Threatened
EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme)

Chilean Pudu is found in South America. It occurs in southwestern Argentina and southern Chile. The numbers decrease. The main threats include habitat degradation and loss due to deforestation and invasive herbivore species (deer and wild boar), and attacks by domestic dogs.


■ Included in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in 1965, listed as Near Threatened since 2016.
■ The species is managed under the EEP (EAZA Ex-situ Programme), it is coordinated by Zoo Wuppertal.
■ Listed in Appendix I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, or Washington Convention).


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Artiodactyla – even-toed ungulates
■ Family Cervidae – deer
■ Species Pudu puda – Chilean Pudu, or Southern Pudu

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