Julie Larsen Maher / Wildlife Conservation Society

This teeny weeny deerlet, part of an endangered species called the southern pudú, was born at Queens Zoo in New York a few months ago. (The Wildlife Conservation Society just announced the birth; apparently they’ve been hiding the deer away since May 3, trying to hog all the cuteness for themselves.)

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Julie Larsen Maher / Wildlife Conservation Society

Apparently pudús, which are the world’s smallest type of deer, “bark when they sense danger and can climb fallen trees,” which is strange and charming.

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The little darling weighed a pound at birth, but she may weigh as much as 20 pounds when fully grown — so, like, about as much as a pug — and she’ll be about a foot tall. Dik dik, this baby is coming for your title of World’s Most Precious Cervid.