A Southern Pudu is a small deer that is native to Chile and Argentina. They average about 2ft in height and typically weigh between 8 and 18 lbs, though some have been known to reach up to 20 lbs if they are fully grown.
Tne of the most unique characteristics of the Southern Pudu is its forked antlers. Unlike other deer, which usually grow two straight sets of antlers over the course of their life, the Southern Pudu will typically only produce one set - these antlers branch off into a fork at the top and then grow out again towards the bottom where they split into another fork giving them 4 points total (2 on each side). This makes it easy to identify a young male from an older one. The males shed their antlers every year some time between May and July, growing a new pair in their place.
They have several adaptations to help them survive in the wilds of South America. For example, they are very good jumpers able to clear heights of almost 8 ft. They also have silky fur which helps keep them warm during cold nights even when wet. Their eyesight is poor but they compensate for this with excellent hearing and sense of smell. Even their legs are built for speed - they have an extra pad on each foot that helps absorb shock when running full tilt over uneven ground!