The pudus (Spaingie: pudú, Spaingie pronunciation: [puˈðu]) are twa speshies o Sooth American deer frae the genus Pudu, an are the warld's smawest deer.[4]

Pudú
Temporal range: Pleistocene – recent
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Soothren pudú
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Northren pudú
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Cervidae
Subfaimily: Capreolinae
Genus: Pudu
Gray, 1852
Speshies

P. puda (Molina, 1782)[1][2]
P. mephistophiles (de Winton, 1896)[3]

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Geografic range o Pudu puda
Synonyms

Pudua Garrod, 1877
Pudella Thomas, 1913

ReferencesEedit

  1. Molina, Giovanni Ignazio (1782). "Il Pudu, Capra Puda". Saggio sulla storia naturale del Chili. Bologna: S. Tommaso d'Aquino. pp. 308–309.
  2. Molina, J. Ignatius (1809). The Geographical, Natural, and Civil History of Chili. Longman. p. 256.
  3. de Winton, W. E. (1896). "On some Mammals from Ecuador". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London (2): 508–512. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1896.tb03055.x.
  4. "Southern Pudu". Animal Planet. 2009. Retrieved 19 September 2009.