The Queens Zoo recently welcomed a new edition—a southern pudu, the world’s smallest deer species.
world’s smallest deer
The Queens Zoo recently welcomed a new edition, an endangered southern pudu—the world’s smallest deer. Weighing one pound at birth, the yet-to-be-named doe is still nursing, but will soon start eating fresh leaves, grain, kale, carrots and hay, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). Once it stops growing, it will be 12 to 14 inches [...]