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Please note that we have been informed that there will be essential maintenance to the payment portal for payments being taken via our website. This is taking place on Wednesday 20 February 2019 between 4:45am and 7:00am. We advise guests who wish to purchase annual passes or tickets to do so outside these times. On behalf of our payment provider, we apologise for any inconvenience.

ROADTRAIN

The Roadtrain at the zoo has, regretfully, broken down. As a result there will be no service around the zoo for the remainder of the school half term holiday as a minimum. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £15.95 £14.50
Children (3-15 Years) £11.95 £10.85
Under 3's FREE FREE
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £13.95 £12.65
Registered Disabled    
Child / Adult / Carer £7.95 £7.20

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Chilean Pudu

Pudu puda

Pudus are the smallest deer in the world. The Chilean, or southern pudu is only around 40cm tall at shoulder height!

measurements

Measurements

Size: Shoulder height – 35 - 38cm, Antler length – 7 - 10cm
Weight: 6 - 8kg

habitat

Habitat

Chilean pudu are found in the lower Andes of Chile and Peru. They live in dense forests with thick undergrowth to provide cover from predators.

diet

Diet

Pudus are browsers, selectively feeding on leaves, buds, fruits and berries.

behaviour

Breeding

Females give birth in the summer after a pregnancy of 7 months. The fawn has a spotted coat and weighs less than 1kg but is fully grown within 3 months.

threat

Conservation

Chilean pudu are threatened in the wild by deforestation and competition with domestic and invasive species such as wild boar. They are however found in many protected areas and there is a successful breeding programme in zoos.

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