Donations Wanted to Build New Habitat for Small Deer Family, Toucans, and Tortoises.

With help from donations from people like you, we aim to double the size of the current pudu habitat and transform it into a beautiful multi-level place to thrive.”— Mark Shafer, Executive Director, Delaware Zoological Society

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, UNITED STATES, April 20, 2023/ — It’s time for a pudu home makeover! The Delaware Zoological Society of the Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington, Delaware, is raising funds to update the habitat for the two tiny deer (pudu) at the Brandywine Zoo. The Pudu Home Makeover fundraising goal is $340,000. Design and campaign details may be found at

“We want to transform the pudu habitat into a beautiful multi-level place to live,” says Mark Shafer, executive director of the Delaware Zoological Society (DZS). DZS is the not-for-profit fundraising member organization that supports the Our Zoo Re-imagined transformation of the 118-year-old Brandywine Zoo.