Adorable 1-Pound Fawn is the Newest Member of the World's Smallest Deer Species

Adorable 1-Pound Fawn is the Newest Member of the World's Smallest Deer Species

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At just 12 to 14 inches high at the shoulder when fully grown, pudus are the world's smallest deer species.  But why stop at five when you can have 10? More pictures of baby pudus at the link. :)

At just 12 to 14 inches high at the shoulder when fully grown, pudus are the world's smallest deer species. But why stop at five when you can have 10? More pictures of baby pudus at the link. :)

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The skull of the Chinese Water Deer is one of the most iconic skulls out there. Like many small Asian deer species, it does not have antlers. Instead the males fight each other with their extremely...

The skull of the Chinese Water Deer is one of the most iconic skulls out there. Like many small Asian deer species, it does not have antlers. Instead the males fight each other with their extremely...

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A baby Pudu - the world's smallest species of deer, recently made his debut at the UK's Bristol Zoo Gardens.

A baby Pudu - the world's smallest species of deer, recently made his debut at the UK's Bristol Zoo Gardens.

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World’s Smallest Deer Species Born In NYC Zoo Weighs Only 1 Pound

World’s Smallest Deer Species Born In NYC Zoo Weighs Only 1 Pound

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Some say sloths are the "rape" animals.... Until they see this.
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extinct animals: Irish Deer: the largest deer that ever lived (extinct about 7,700 years ago) [Wiki - Photo: (c) The Field Museum, CK1T]

extinct animals: Irish Deer: the largest deer that ever lived (extinct about 7,700 years ago) [Wiki - Photo: (c) The Field Museum, CK1T]

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Like most people who hunt deer species in North America, I have a minimal knowledge of the disease known as CWD. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal (to deer species) neurological disease.  A misfolded protein called a prion causes the disease. It passes from one deer to another through animal to animal contact. The shedding of prions through bodily fluids and/or the decay of infected animals creates a contaminated environment which allows the spread of the disease. The disease do...

Like most people who hunt deer species in North America, I have a minimal knowledge of the disease known as CWD. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal (to deer species) neurological disease. A misfolded protein called a prion causes the disease. It passes from one deer to another through animal to animal contact. The shedding of prions through bodily fluids and/or the decay of infected animals creates a contaminated environment which allows the spread of the disease. The disease do...

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