Fans Raised Over $2,000 To Name The Zoo’s New Baby Deer After A Korean Pop Star

The dedication is real! 🦌

Fans of a Korean pop star raised an impressive amount od doe to name a baby deer at the Los Angeles Zoo this week. The zoo’s new baby pudu was named Haechan, after the doe-eyed singer of K-pop group NCT and it’s two subgroups, NCT 127 and NCT Dream.


The zoo usually allows donors to name the animals that are born there. After tweeting about the newborn, a flood of fans kept commenting on how they thought that the deer looked like the 18-year-old singer. The zoo responded saying that if they were able to raise $2,000 dollars in five days for conservation work, they would name the pudu Haechan; supporters managed to raise all of the money within 3 hours of the post.

Haechan was born on December 19 but made his media debut on Thursday. The pudu deer is the smallest deer in the world and is in grave danger of extinction so the infant’s birth was celebrated across the globe. Seeing as how much buzz he made in less than 24 hours, one can only imagine that he’ll have an outpour of devotees paying him a visit!

(Visited 20 times, 1 visits today)

Tags:

You May Also Like

5 Destinations Perfect For Your Next Beach Bonfire

Nothing beats a classic summer night roasting s’mores around a bonfire pit. 🔥 Truly… would it be a ...

Joshua Tree National Park Closes Because Of Visitor Damage And The Government Shut Down

Joshua Tree National Park has remained open since the beginning of the partial government shut down on December ...

5 Different Ways To Treat Yo’ Self Before The End Of Summer

Once and while you gotta indulge in yourself! 💅 It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle ...