Kirk's Dik-dik

Madoqua kirkii

Size: Up to 40cm high
Habitat: Wooded areas
Feeding: Leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds and grass

The Kirk's Dik-dik is a tiny antelope, usually seen in pairs. They are monogamous. It has a grey/brown coat with a small tuft of hair on the crown. It has a noticeable gland in front of each eye which appears like a black mark.

The female is slightly larger than the male which has short, spiky horns.

It has a lifespan of  about 10 years.

These photos were taken at Lake Mayara and the Ruaha National Park, Tanzania.









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